Mark Hicks

Mark Hicks Mark R. Hicks, 63, of Moline, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA.

Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 30, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline.

Mark was born on Dec. 8, 1950, in Moline, IL, the son of Ralph and Rowena Brattain Hicks. He graduated from Moline High School in the class of 1968 and continued to be a part of the reunion committee. He married Susan Lewis on Aug. 3, 1997, in Moline. Mark owned and operated Quad City Direct Mail, retiring in 2008. Prior to that, he owned and operated Happy Joe's in Coal Valley.

Mark proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a past member of Oakwood Country Club and enjoyed golfing. He also enjoyed gardening, camping and cooking. Mark was an avid Bears fan.

Survivors include his loving wife, Susan; children, Beckie Pray, Moline, Scott (Erin) Hicks, East Moline, Stephanie Hoppe, Coal Valley, Megan (Matt Curran) Lewis, Davenport, Morgan Lewis, Moline; grandchildren, Patrick, Hannah, Alex, Amaya, Alannah, Austin, Blake, Grace and Bella; sister, Linda (Steve) Skinner, Surprise, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


Obituary from QC Online