Donald V. Sickel

Donald V Sickel, of Sherman, died October 18, 2023, in Sherman TX. He was born on February 6, 1932, in Adair, OK to the late Charles A., and Gladys L Sickel.

Donald was raised in Falls City, NE and graduated from Falls City High School in 1949. His life was one filled with family and joy. After high school, he joined the Army National Guard in the 1950s, before moving on to farming and construction. Donald had multiple achievements, even making it on the cover of Farm Magazine. 

He married his wife, Patricia Ann Overfield, on October 14, 1951. After her death, he married Rose Sickel on January 1, 1998. 

Donald himself was full of life, love, and a sense of community. He was part of the Lincoln Volleyball Booster Club, and coached softball. His hobbies included carpentry, hunting, table tennis, square dancing, and outside activities like bird watching, and he loved playing jokes. Ultimately, he was a family man, and preferred their company to all others; he enjoyed playing-and winning-games.

 He was a member of the Legacy Bible Church of Denison, TX. 

Donald is survived by his wife, Rose Sickel; daughter, Roxane Wade of New Braunfels, TX, and sons Dennis Sickel, of Washington, IN, and Kevin Sickel and his wife Becky, of Killeen, TX. He is also survived by his six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Donna Wienert, his first wife Patricia.

The funeral will be held graveside at the Verdon Cemetery, in Verdon, NE. The date the service will be held on is November 18, 2023 around 1:00 pm; officiated by Brother Tim Campbell. 

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