Theodore Hickle, Vermont Dies After Long Illness

Theodore Roosevelt Hickle of Vermont, owner and operator of a local apple orchard, died Sunday in his home following a year's illness.

Born Feb. 15, 1901 in Vermont, a son of Clarence and Laura (Atherton) Hickle, he was married in Havana on Jan. 30, 1926 to Lucille Brown, who survives.

Also surviving are five children, Gilbert and Stanley of Macomb; Mrs. Mary Ellen Mercer, Vermont; Richard of Ft. Riley, Kan., and Mrs. Peggy Smith, of Limestone, Me.; a foster-brother, Glenn Hickle of Jacksonville, and 11 grandchildren. Three children preceded him in death.

Mr. Hickle was a member of the Methodist church, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Modern Woodmen of America and the War Dads.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon in the Methodist church, by the pastor, Rev. C. W. Leonard. Burial in Vermont cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 12/25/1957

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