Gail Stickman

Obituary of Gail Stickman


Gail P. Stickman, age 79, of Griggsville, Il. died Friday afternoon (September 8, 2017) at Blessing Hosptial in Quincy, Il.

She was born October 24, 1937 in Griggsville, Il. daughter of the late Everett and Ruth Rumple Craven.

She married Richard Stickman on December 31, 1961 in Griggsville, Il. and he survives.

Also surviving is one daughter, Lorinda Stauffer (Kent) of Griggsville, Il.; and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a 1955 graduate of Griggsville High School then attending Gem City Business College in Quincy, Il.  Gail was a bookkeeper for various local business including the Farmers National Bank in Griggsville, Il. retiring in 1993.  She loved watching High School sports especially from their front porch with her husband.  She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan and enjoyed traveling.  She also loved Elvis Presley music and got the chance to see him with her husband.  She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Griggsville, American Legion Auxiliary, Chautauqua Circle, and was a past committee member of Griggsville Apple Festival for many years.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday (September 12, 2017) at the Airsman-Hires Chapel in Griggsville, Il.  Burial will be in Griggsville Cemetery.  There will be no formal visitation.  Memorials may be made to Griggsville-Perry Boosters, St. James Episcopal Church, or Griggsville Apple Festival all c/o Airsman-Hires Chapel, Rt. 107 Griggsville, Il. 62340.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at