Gladys Laura Hickman, age 91 of Lytton, IA, passed away on Wednesday, October 09, 2019, at Loring Hospital in Sac City, IA. Gladys was born on June 23, 1928, in Lytton to Sherman and Anna (Koeppen) Schilling. She grew up on a farm near Lytton and graduated from Lytton High School.
On December 23, 1952, Gladys and Alvin R. Hickman were united in marriage in Corvallis, OR. She worked in bookkeeping and accounting for the US Forest Service for 30 plus years in Oregon an California. After retiring they moved back to Lytton to the farm. Gladys and Alvin had celebrated 66 years of marriage.
She enjoyed reading and living on the family farm. Gladys and Alvin did not have any children but her siblings, and nieces and nephews were always very special to her. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her husband, Al Hickman; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers and sisters: Albert Schilling, Emily Schilling, Warren Schilling, Irene Hartling, and Robert Schilling.