Information from Larson-Nelson Funeral Home:
Mable L. Hick, age 97, of Yorkville, IL passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at her home. She was born Jan. 8, 1915 in Douglas, Ill. the daughter of Frank and Edith (Jones) Diefendorf.
Mable was united in marriage May 21, 1938 in Des Moines to Paul J. Hick and they spent the next 57 years of their lives together until his passing in 1995. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt who will be missed by her family and friends.
Mrs. Hick was a member of Trinity Church United Methodist, Yorkville. Mable was, for many years, an elementary school teacher until her retirement. She was a member of the Kendall County Retired Teachers Association and the Senior Foxes. Mable lived in the Yorkville area for many years.
She is survived by her children, Nancy (Dean) Clark, Yorkville, Janice LeBouef, Waterman, Ill., Barbara Hick, Hot Springs, Ark., James (Kay) Hick, Aurora, Colo. and Thomas (Rita) Hick, Sun City, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; many great and great, great- grandchildren; her brother, Edwin (Lee) Diefendorf, Farmington, Ill.; her sister, Maud Reeves, Peoria; also several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Edith Diefendorf; her husband, Paul Hick; her grandson, David LeBouef; her brothers, Frank, Ralph, and Louis Diefendorf, who died in WWII, an infant brother, Georgie Diefendorf; and a sister, Mary Furnas.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 E. Countryside Pkwy., Yorkville. Interment will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery, Yorkville.
Friends may call from 4:00 until 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, Yorkville.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or 630-553-7611.