Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
Gene Ickes, 89, of Chester Township passed away on August 26, 2021 at LifeCare Hospice following an extended illness.
Gene was born to Roy and Ida Ickes in Lattasburg, OH and remained his entire life in Wayne County. He married Doris Lowe in 1951. He enjoyed participating, coaching and watching his children and grandchildren in sports. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman. Gene was employed for over 20 years at Rubbermaid.
He is survived by his children Sharon of Green Valley, AZ, Steve (Renee) of Mansfield, TX, and Rick (Cathy) of Avon Lake, OH; grandchildren Kristi (Nathan) Garrison, Kyle (Becky) Ickes, Ben Ickes, Amy Kaylor, Katie (Devin) Breckbill, Jeff (Emily) Ickes, Tim (Mia) Ickes, Anara Ickes, Lacey Ickes and Salaya Ickes;. 12 Great Grandchildren; and a sister, Lois (John) Nolletti.
Gene is preceded in death by his parents; wife; children Randy (Mary) and Sandra; brother Jim, Ickes; sisters Janet (Bill) Kline and Betty (Homer) Phillips.
There will be a private graveside service for family at Fairhaven Cemetery on Saturday September 4.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
“The family requests that in lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.
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