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Thomas C. “Tom” Lickiss

Feb 15, 2017

Thomas C. “Tom” Lickiss, 68, of Iowa City, died on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Mercy Hospital, in Iowa City.

Services will be held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, in Iowa City. There will be a time of light refreshments and fellowship following the services, all are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in his memory to The ALS Association of Iowa at 3636 Westtown Pkwy #204, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266, or to Hospice of Mercy Hospital c/o Mercy Foundation at 500 East Market Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52245. To share a thought, memory or condolence, go to the funeral home website at

Lickiss was born on June 14, 1948, in Oelwein, the son of Xenta “Bootsy” (Tatro) and Boyd Lickiss. Following graduation from Oelwein High School in 1967, he received his associate’s degree. He married Lynn C. Dautremont on April 24, 1971. She preceded him in death. He then married Gretchen Blocker on Jan. 6, 1996.

He worked for Goodyear, in Mt. Pleasant, over a 35-year period.

He enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with his family and friends.

Lickiss is survived by his wife, Gretchen; their son, Boyd; two brothers, Mike (Nancy) Lickiss and Terry Lickiss.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lynn.


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