Harold “George” Hickman, 74

Harold “George” Hickman, age 74


November 26, 1937 – January 20, 2012

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Cold Spring, MN for Harold “George” Hickman, age 74, who died Friday at his home from cancer surrounded by his family.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24 at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring.  Visitation will continue 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning at the funeral home.

George was born in Lester Prairie, MN to Millard and Alice (Clark) Hickman.  He married Esther Brutger on November 26, 1960 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Eden Valley, MN.  George was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for many construction companies throughout Minnesota and North and South Dakota.  He was a member of Local Union 49 Operating Engineers.

Survivors include his wife, Esther; children, Millard “Buck” (Jane), Warren “Pale” (Sandy), Dwayne “Hink” (Heather), Shannon “Mop Squeezer” (Brian) Dobbick; 10 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 14 brothers and sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers and 1 sister.

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