Marvin Richard Stickel


January 5, 1919 - March 15, 2013


Marvin Richard Stickel was born January 5, 1919 in Mount Vernon, SD to Charles and Eva (Thomas) Stickel. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1937. He worked for the National Youth Administration and on farms in the area for several years. He served in the US Army, where he learned to fly and was honorably discharged in 1946.  On September 3, 1954 he married Thelma Boyd.  His was employed at the Mitchell Airport, where he taught ground school and flying lessons.  He was later employed with State Game Fish and Parks Department and East River Electric.  Marvin owned two airplanes and loved to fly.

He is survived by his wife Thelma, one daughter, Ruth (Dan) Shank, Rapid City; one son, Paul Stickel, Mitchell; a son-in-law, Bob Erickson, Mitchell; three grandchildren: Steven Erickson, Springfield, OR; Shawn Erickson, Mitchell; Danny Shank, Rapid City; and one great grandson, Sawyer Erickson.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Martha Erickson, a brother, Cal and sister, Wanda Gregory.


None Scheduled


Saturday, March 30, 2013
10:30 AM
Celebration of Life
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Daktoa


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Luis on April 4, 2013
HiI saw you and your painting on Show Me the Monet and silmpy wanted to say that I thought your painting was great and was really pleased the committee did too!
Posted by Diane Suhr on March 28, 2013
Ruth and family so sorry to read about your fathers passing. My deepest sympathy to you.
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