|Posted On-line: Thursday, February 2, 2012; Published in The Enterprise, Friday, February 3, 2012|
Alfred Sick Jr., 66
Amateur Radio Operator for 50 Years
Alfred Sick Jr., 66, of Magnolia, Iowa, died Jan. 26, 2012, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 30, at Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Interment was in Minden Cemetery near Minden, Iowa, with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 437 of Minden.
Alfred Sick Jr. was born June 24, 1945, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Alfred and Frieda (Schmidt) Sick.
He served in the Army during the Vietnam War.
He married Donna Sorensen Nov. 18, 1968, in Anita, Iowa.
Mr. Sick farmed and later worked for Wonder Bread for 17 years, Offutt Air Force Base for six years and Super Saver for nine years. He was an amateur radio operator for 50 years and loved flying remote-control airplanes. He loved his family and spending time with his kids and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Sick, of Magnolia; sons and daughter-in-law, William and Maria Sick of Blair, and Jack Sick of Magnolia; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Jamen Cates of Magnolia; two grandsons; brothers and sisters-in-law, Melvin and Jean Sick of Grantsburg, Wis., and Willie and Maxine Sick of Shelby, Iowa; and stepsister, Arlene Slack of Council Bluffs.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Edwin; and a nephew, Brian Sick.