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December 18, 1917 – Sunday, February 27, 2011

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted
Thursday, March 3, 2011
11:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

Felix Henry Bickman, age 93, of Lester Prairie passed away on Sunday, February 27th, 2011 at The Good Samaritan Center in Waconia.

He was born on December 18, 1917 in Victor Township, Wright County the son of Fran & Frances Zimmerman Bickman.

Felix honorably served his Country in The United States Army serving during World War II.

On April 29, 1944, Felix H. Bickman and Sophie V. Jagodzinski were joined in holy marriage at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with three children.

Mr. & Mrs. Bickman engaged in dairy farming near Lester Prairie for many years. Felix was also employed as a welder for over thirty years at Sterner Lighting.

He was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Felix also belonged to The American Legion Post # 407 in Winsted and the Knights of Columbus Council #

Survived by a daughter: Veronica “Roni” (John) Valen; a son: Frank Bickman; grandchildren: Eric (Rhonda) Valen, Lisa (Jeff) Bayerl, Melissa Bickman, SF Bryan Hanrahan, Samantha Bickman and SF Tyler Anderson; Great Grandchildren: Tristan Arioso, Aaron Valen, Jason Valen, Allizaya Maslonkowski and Grace Bayerl.

Preceded in death by his wife: Sophie V. Bickman on January 14, 2006, son: Michael Bickman on January 12, 2011, a grandson: Ben, infant twin brothers

A Mass of Christian Burial for Felix Bickman will be held on Thursday, March 3rd at 11:30 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Tony Hesse will be the Celebrant. Interment with military rites Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 3rd from 9 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.

Casket Bearers will be Eric Valen, Donnie Bickman, Tristan Arioso, Melissa Bickman, Samantha Bickman and Lisa Bayerl.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.

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  1. Bob Novak

    Sorry to hear of the loss of you father and grandfather. I will be unable to attend the service due to work requirements. Please accept my condolences. Bob


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