THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Dorothy B. Tickler
Issue Date: August 15, 2013
Dorothy B. Tickler, 80, of Wallace passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on Saturday, Aug. 10 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born July 13, 1933 to the late William and Mary (Corcoran) Herson in Ingalls, she attended Ingalls and Stephenson Schools graduating with the Class of 1951. On June 21, 1958 she married Donald Tickler in Stephenson and was a member of the Church of the Precious Blood.
In 1973, the couple formed DDT Construction, Inc. and she was the company 's vice president. Her greatest joy in life were her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by two children Shannon (Ronnie) Parrett of Menominee and Bart (Brenda Meade) Tickler of Wallace; four grandchildren; a sister, Dolores Heikkinen; four brothers, Ronald Herson, Darrell Jerry (Joannie) Herson, Kenneth (Helen) Herson and Karm Douglas (Charlotte) Herson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Don; a brother, Gordon Herson and a brother-in-law Lawrence Heikkinen.
Visitation took place at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home on Tuesday, Aug.13 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for the repose of her soul at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Precious Blood in Stephenson with her cousin, Father Jeffrey Kurtz presiding. Burial was held in Stephenson Township Cemetery.