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Lewis Garrett Sickels
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1896
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1964
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Son of Mary Arnetta and Ulysses Grant Hook. His father died when his shoe lace got caught in the train track and he was hit by a train. His mother gave her boys over to the adoption orphange. Lewis was adopted by John and Effie Mae Sickels. Two of his brothers ran away from the orphange and remained Hooks, Charlie and George. One brother John, was adopted by Cooley. Mary was pregnant with a girl Dona who she kept and remarried. Her new last name was O'Neal. She had three more children and this husband passed away. She remairried again to a man who's last name was Whipps. Lewis married Hazel Frances Ballinger in Sept 1916. He worked as a butcher for Eli Katz and the Sycamore Food Market in Waterloo IA for many years. Before prohibition he ran a dance hall. He became a member of the Pentecostal Assembly and preached in Oelwein IA for three years. They left Waterloo about 1951 for California where he worked in the shipyards. He became paralized and confined to a wheelchair. They later went to Oregon. He was survived by his widow and two daughters Mrs. Effiemae (William) Eifert, Mrs Donna Mae (Henry) Berra, and four sons Grant (Miriam) Sickels, Sewell (Valerie) Sickels, Melvin (Mary/Ann) Sickels and John Sickels. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons and a daughter. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ulysses Grant Hook (1865 - 1905)
  Mary Arretta Masters Whipps (1877 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Hazel Frances Ballinger Sickels (1899 - 1969)
 
 Children:
  Grant E Sickles (1917 - 1998)*
  Effiemae Sickels Eifert (1920 - 2001)*
  Sewell Sumner Sickels (1921 - 2001)*
  Donna Mae Sickels Berra (1931 - 2010)*
  John Cassius Sickels (1939 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Summer Hook (1894 - 1982)**
  Lewis Garrett Sickels (1896 - 1964)
  George Dewey Hook (1899 - 1972)*
  Donna Arretta Hook Kellogg (1906 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Hiesela
Record added: Jul 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9099607
Lewis Garrett Sickels
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Lewis Garrett Sickels
Added by: Hiesela
 
Lewis Garrett Sickels
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Added by: David M. Habben
 
 
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MY COUSIN.
- GERALD (FORSJORD) OLSEN
 Added: Mar. 8, 2009

- Diana
 Added: Sep. 6, 2008
 
 
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