Jean Elizabeth (Honert) Hicks of St. Paul, Minn., died June 10, 2013. She was born December 30, 1918 in Portland Township, NY, Chautauqua County.
Jean worked for the Dunkirk Observer in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Besides Dunkirk, she had also lived in Elba, Batavia, NY & St. Paul. Jean was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She volunteered at the VA Hospital in Batavia and also at church. Survived by children, James (Sarah) of Minneapolis, MN; daughter Karen of Simpsonville, SC; Lawrence (Jeneen) of West Palm Beach, FL; nephews, Matthew of Batavia, NY; Caleb (Jenn) of West Palm
Beach, FL; Trevor of Duluth, MN; niece, Jennifer (Alex) of Oceanside, CA; and 3 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Edward and Charlotte (Burhans) Honert; brother, Donald; sister, Marjorie Salhoff, brother-in-law Gerald Salhoff; nieces, Sandra (Salhoff) Reslink and Patricia (Salhoff) Belka & husband, Floyd Jr. (died 1998). There will be no services. Interment at Portland Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Portland Rescue Squad or Elba Rescue Squad.