Mrs. Mary Sickman, 82, a long-time resident of Platte County, MO passed away peacefully at 11:58 a.m. on Monday, March 13, 2023, at Anthology of Burlington Creek. She was born December 6, 1940 in Kansas City, MO to Charles and Kathryn (McKelvie) Rothrock.
Mary graduated from Northeast High School in Kansas City, MO and went on to have a rewarding 20 year career as a corporate secretary for Farmland Industries in Kansas City. She also kept books and worked for the family business, H & H Septic Service in Parkville. Mary had a strong worth ethic that was instilled. She was a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Mary enjoyed family time more than anything, especially time spent with her grandchildren.
She married Thomas F. Sickman on February 7, 1959 in Kansas City. He preceded her in death in June 27, 2018. In addition to Tom, she was also preceded in death by her parents; and an infant daughter, Mary Irene. Survivors include three children: Thomas “Alan” Sickman and wife, Melissa of Parkville, MO, Russell E. Sickman and wife, Monica of Platte City, MO, and Jeannie D. Grauel and husband, Jerry of Cleveland, MO; a brother, Charles Rothrock and wife, Geneva of Kansas City, MO; a sister, Gloria Atherton and husband, David of Creighton, MO; seven grandchildren: Max Sickman and wife, Kate, Stephanie Powell and husband, Garret, Amy Parsley and husband, Billy, Karen Grauel, Cindy Grauel, Wes Sickman and wife, Evelyn, and Laura Goodwin and husband, Nate; two great grandchildren, Emily Sickman and Luke Goodwin.
Family and friends will gather to visit and share memories of Mary from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a Eulogy and prayer at 5:30 p.m. March 24, 2023, at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. Private urn placement will take place at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Raytown, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Kansas City Hospice or Alzheimer’s Association. Memories of Mary and condolences may be shared at Meyersfuneralchapel.com.