|(Saturday - September 26, 2020)
- Jeffrey M. Hickey, age 67, of Commonwealth, passed away on Thursday,
September 24, at UP Healthcare System - Marquette. Jeffrey was born on
July 4, 1953, in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, son of Harold and Dorothy
(Schultz) Hickey. Following his high school graduation, Jeff proudly
served in the United States Navy as ENC for 20 years until his honorable
discharge. His work in the Navy enabled him to perform similar duties
working for the Union Pacific Railroad in Chicago for 23 years. Jeff
married Debra Foat in 2005 in Waukegan, Illinois. They resided in
Kenosha, Wisconsin until moving to Commonwealth in 2015. He worked as
the Florence County Veterans Affairs Officer for the past 2 years and
was presently the Commander of the American Legion Meyers-Youngell Post
Jeff enjoyed hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, and
the time spent with family and friends.
Survivors include his
loving wife, Debra of Commonwealth; one son, Johnny and one daughter,
Wanda, both of Canada; his father, Harold (Mary) Hickey of Illinois; one
brother, Dave (Beverly) Hickey of Peotone, Illinois; one sister, Linda
(David) Carr, Wilmington, Illinois; and by three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy.
be held on Wednesday, September 30, from 9:30 until 11:00 AM at the
Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home in Florence. The American Legion Meyers-Youngell
Post #121, and the VFW Post #3635 of Florence, will accord Military
Honors on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Funeral services
will follow. Rev. Fr. Timothy Brandt will officiate.