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Gertrude Josephine Stickel

December 2, 1927 ‐ January 20, 2022

Gertrude Josephine Stickel, 94, of Assumption, died January 20,
2022 in her home.

Funeral Mass will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2022 in St. Maryís Catholic Church
of Assumption. Visitation will begin two hours prior to service time. Burial will be in St. Maryís Cemetery, Assumption. Memorials may be made to St. Maryís Catholic Church.

Josephine was
born on December
2, 1927 in Assumption, IL, the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude (Delaney) Yonikus.

She married Charles Wesley Stickel, Jr.
on February 3, 1947 in Assumption, IL. He preceded her in death on November 2, 1983.

Josephine was a member of St. Maryís Catholic Church and St. Maryís Altar Society.

Surviving are her sons: William (Pat) Stickel of Murfreesboro, TN and Joe (Brenda) Stickel of Assumption, IL; daughters: Kaye (John) Bonn of Moweaqua, IL, Susan (Dennis) Pescitelli of Seabrook Island, SC, Judy Stickel of Moweaqua, IL and Marlene (Bill) Kinsey of Oconee, IL; thirteen grandchildren; twenty‐nine great‐grandchildren; one great‐great‐ grandchild; and sisters: Mary Nolan of Taylorville, IL and Karen Sartore of Pana, IL.

Preceding her in death are her husband, parents, one sister and one brother.

Seitz Funeral Home, Assumption has been entrusted with the care and service arrangements. Condolences for the family may be left at

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  1. Becky Davies Witnauer on January 23, 2022 at 12:04 pm

    To the Family: I was so sad to hear of the passing of your mom. I always enjoyed visiting with her as she always had a smile on her face, was so nice to me, and always companionate caring for Judy. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Blessings and love to all.


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