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Patricia Hickey


Patricia A. Hickey, 58, LaGrange, died Sunday, February 12, 2012 at her residence. 

    She was born December 1, 1953, in South Bend, Ind., to Joseph C. and Betty E. (Rose) Rhoades. 

    She was previously employed in the cafeteria at Lakeland Junior High School, was a teacher’s aide and track coach for six years, and was also employed as a purchasing agent at ATC/ICT in LaGrange for six years.  She attended the Mongo United Methodist Church.

    She was married June 1, 1974 in LaGrange, to Steven Lee Hickey.  He survives. 

    Also surviving are her mother, Betty E. Rhoades; three sons, Jon Hickey, at home, Jeffrey Hickey and Angie, Kingwood, Texas, and Chad and Mindy Hickey, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; seven grandchildren and one on the way; and one brother, Darl and Susan Rhoades, Littleton, Colo. 

    She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph C. Rhoades, and one brother, Dennis Rhoades. 

    Visitation is 12-2 p.m. Saturday, February 18, at Mongo United Methodist Church. 

    Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 18, at Mongo United Methodist Church with Reverend James D. Bartlett officiating. 

    Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.

    Memorials may be directed to The Indiana University Foundation (in memory of Patricia Hickey) to be applied to cancer research, c/o Carney-Frost Funeral Home, 603 S. Detroit St., LaGrange, IN 46761. 

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.