Hope Margaret's Story
Hope Margaret Aichele Hickman, 91, passed away on January 4, 2018 in Tucson, AZ from metastatic cancer. She was born in Shelbyville on December 26, 1926 to Clara Mae Waggoner and William F. Aichele. She graduated from Shelbyville High School. Hope married Lowell Don Hickman on April 6, 1947. She was predeceased by her husband in 2016, parents, and siblings, William F. Aichele, Jr., Phyllis Shallenberger Pogue, and Joan Lawrence. She is survived by her loving daughter, Michele (David) Tuchek of Tucson, granddaughter, Heidi Reid, and three great-granddaughters who were the loves of her life, Clara, Abigail and Caitlyn of TN, brother-in-law Roger (Nina) Hickman of Taylorville, and many devoted nieces and nephews. Hope studied music in New York, performed with the St. Louis Metropolitan Opera and moved to Arizona in 1952. She was very active in the Methodist Church. A memorial service was held in Tucson.
Published on January 25, 2018