Helen E. Schick

Princeville – Helen E. Schick, 87, a resident of Apostolic Christian Skylines, a long-time Princeville resident, died at 6:47 a.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois.
Helen was born on July 15, 1922, Kickapoo Township, Peoria County, Illinois, the daughter of Andrew and Edna M. Hoffman Hauk.  She married Herbert R. Schick on November 25, 1951, in Peoria.  He died December 24, 1990, in Peoria.
Surviving are two daughters, Hilda (Phil) Carper, of Seymour, Illinois, and Lois Hoffman, of Stanford, Illinois; one son, Stan (Margie) Schick, of Edelstein, Illinois; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Imogene Thompson, of Elmwood, Illinois, and Leila Beetler, of Brimfield, Illinois; two brothers, Howard Hauk, of Deming, New Mexico, and Bill Hauk, of Elmwood, Illinois; and one sister-in-law, Dorothy Cunningham, of Chesterfield, Missouri.  
Her parents, one sister, and one brother preceded her in death.
Helen was a graduate of Methodist School of Nursing and served as a cadet nurse during World War II.  She and her husband farmed in the Akron Township area for many years.  She also was an avid reader and will be missed by her children and grandchildren.
Helen was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church, Princeville, where funeral services were at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2010.  Ministers of the Church officiated.  Visitation was from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2010, at Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home, Princeville.  Further visitation was from 9 to 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday at the Church.  Burial was in Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, Princeville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Apostolic Christian Skylines, 7023 NE Skyline Dr., Peoria, IL  61614 or to Lillie M. Evans Memorial Library, Princeville.  Private condolences may be sent to the family via www.hammitt-hott.com.
The family wishes to thank Apostolic Christian Skylines and staff for the tender loving care shown to Helen.

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