Nancy Elaine Sickels, 77, West Liberty
Obituaries · December 14, 2017

Nancy Elaine Sickels, 77, of West Liberty passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Windmill Manor Nursing Home in Coralville.

Funeral service were held 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Visitation was Sunday at the funeral home. Burial were in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in West Liberty. A memorial fund has been established. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Nancy was born Feb. 5, 1940, in Burlington the daughter of Eldon and Bernice Riddle Smith. On June 23, 1957, she was united in marriage to Darrell Edward Sickels.

She enjoyed music, playing the organ and especially loved her family and grandchildren.

Survivors include three children: Kirt (Debra) Sickels of West Liberty, Kimberly (Robert) Strunk of Denmark, Iowa, and Kelli Touch (Tom Burch) of Burlington, Iowa; two stepsons: Darrel (Chris) Cornell of Big Bear, Calif., and Kevin (Kelly) Cornell of Oceanside, Calif.; grandchildren: Mindy (Paul) Sickels Sterbenz of West Liberty, Jenny Haley of Burlington, Allen (Cassandra) Sickels of Wilton, Christy (Damian) Bardell of West Liberty, Heather (Lucas) Woodsmall of Burlington, Branden Touch of Burlington, Josh (Kelsey) Clark of Sperry, and Stephanie Touch (Jake Houston) of Burlington; step grandchildren all of California: Kirstie (Matt) Bourne, Krystal Cornell, Cameron Cornell, Kaitlyn Masiko, Darrell Cornell and Shannon Cornell; 16 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Adrian (Marianna) Smith of Rapid City, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and an adopted sister, Angie Smith.

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