Celebrating the life of Frank X. Kickel, Jr.
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Frank was born on November 28, 1928 the son of Frank X. Kickel, Sr. and Louise Ziebert Kickel in Farmington, IL.
Survivors include one niece, Sally Givens Cloyd of Peoria and two nephews, Jeffrey Givens of Peoria, and Erik Givens of Princeville, IL. Frank graduated from St. Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa in 1957. After graduation, he worked on varied art projects under the direction of head of the art department of St. Ambrose, Rev. E.M. Catich. Some of these projects included stone carving, calligraphy, and associated sculptures and painting of his own, until his retirement in the mid 90’s.
A Funeral Mass will at 10:00 AM be on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at St. Philomena Catholic Church, with Fr. David Richardson officiating.
Burial will be at Monday, January 20, 2020 at St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice of charity.
Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com
1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604