Lula Grace Hickman, 97, died Friday, July 4, 2008, at the Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes.
Her graveside service will be 2 p. m. Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Twin Falls, Idaho, with Pastor Phil Airheart officiating. Her burial will follow. Memorial contributions in Lula’s honor may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Local arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home. Lula was born December 29, 1910, in Blanchard, Mo., to Edward and Eva (Van Fossen) Cowan. She was raised and educated in Blanchard. She married Milam Hickman May 23, 1928, in Clarinda, Iowa. The couple moved to Twin Falls, Idaho, in 1936 and lived there until 1981 when they moved to Havre. Her husband Milam “Mike” Hickman died in 1995. For the last eight years, Lula lived at the Northern Montana Care Center in the special care unit. Lula’s interests revolved around family, her son and grandchildren. She was an avid gardener. She was a loving and generous mother and grandmother and a wonderful homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milam Hickman in 1995 and her son, Donald Hickman and his daughter, Lillian. Lula is survived by her son, Howard (Joyce) Hickman of Havre; her grandchildren, Kim (Valerie) Hickman of Havre, Tari (Ed) Renna of Meridian, Idaho, Brett (Patricia) Hickman of Havre; two sisters; and seven beloved greatgrandchildren.