Kathleen W. Hicks a lifelong resident of Aberdeen died on Friday, May 31, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Hoquiam at the age of 101. She was born on November 18, 1911, in Aberdeen to Elton A. and Nettie (Pilling) West.
She graduated from Weatherwax High School and had attended Grays Harbor Business College. She was married to Glenn B. Hicks in 1934 and he died in 1972. She had worked for a law firm; Aberdeen Federal Savings and Loan and also owned her own restaurant.
Kathleen is survived by a daughter, Kathie Krekow of Hoquiam; a son, James G. Hicks of Aberdeen; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Donations can be made to the United Methodist Church of Aberdeen.
Graveside service of inurnment will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, July 5, 2013, at the Aberdeen Fern Hill Cemetery.
Direction is by the Coleman Mortuary, 422 – 5th Street in Hoquiam.
Please take a few moments to record your thoughts for the family by signing the register guest book at www.colemanmortuary.net.