John C. Schick, 60, of Alma, died Saturday, May 19, 2007, at Apple Ridge Care Center in Waverly.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Zion Lutheran Church in Blackburn. Rev. Timothy Miille will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Burial with military rites will be held in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Blackburn. Pallbearers will be Woodie Kehring, Toney Manning, Vernon Doak, Alvin Dial, John Armstrong and Ronnie Stoll. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenny Fiene, Steven Amason, Fred Smith, Ross Schick, Chelsea Schick, Kenny Pegelow, Stanley Cook, Ron Head, Ronnie Tieman and Robert Gregory. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church Building Fund or Lafayette County Cancer Coalition. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born June 24, 1946, in Kansas City, he was the son of the late Alfred William Schick and Mildred Thomas Schick Schuette. On July 29, 1967, he married Mary Louise Amason, who survives of the home. He had lived in Alma his entire life, where he was a certified municipal judge. He had been a plumber, a paint and body man for 20 years, a sheet metal worker at Lake City Arsenal and then a self-employed remodeler. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. He was a U.S. Navy Seabee serving in Vietnam and a lifetime member of Blackburn-Tieman American Legion Post 478 and V.F.W. Post 4288 in Corder. He was also a member of the National Rifle Association.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; two sons, Jody Schick Des Moines, Iowa, and Jerone Schick of Richmond; one daughter, Jamie Schick of Des Moines, Iowa; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert J. Schick of Oak Grove and David Schick of Marshall; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his stepfather, Alvin J. Schuette Jr.; and two brothers, Thomas W. Schick and Joseph A. Schick.