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Shirley Ann Hickerson

Shirley Ann


Shirley Ann Hickerson, age 80, passed away on Monday, September 11th,2017 at her home in Bemidji. Memorial services will be held at 2:30 Friday, September 15, 2017 with visitation at 1:30pm at the Cease Funeral Home in Bemidji.

She was born in Bemidji, the oldest of six children, to Enid and Earl Fradet. She married Donald A. Hickerson on June 27, 1959. They raised 4 children, Jesse (Sandy), Steve (Geri - sons Nathan and Seth Kilde, Jeremy, Jake), Deb (Russ Bruyere - son Derek), Julie (daughter Caitlyn). Shirley provided licensed day care for over 40 years and was a beloved day care Mom to many children. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, keeping up with them on Facebook and her Ipad, was a member of the Women of the Moose, and loved camping and fishing with family. She was active at the Senior Center where she enjoyed playing cards and exercising with friends, was an avid reader, and spent time doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles. She liked watching the Minnesota Twins and Wheel of Fortune, and enjoyed playing cards and bingo with her friends at Baker Park Senior Housing.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald, her parents, sisters Beverly Steinke, Joann Halverson, and brother Ricky Fradet. She is survived by her children: Jesse (Sandy) Hickerson, Steve (Geri) Hickerson, Deb (Russell) Bruyere and Julie Herr; six grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren; sister Patricia (Kenneth) Whiting, brother Terry Fradet, sister-in-law Charlotte Fradet, and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery with a private burial. Condolences may be left at