Age 79, of Vassar, died Friday, December 25, 2020, at Covenant Health Care-Cooper. In accordance with Lois's wishes, cremation has taken place. There are no further services scheduled at this time. Expressions of sympathy and memorial donations to the American Cancer Society may be placed on Lois's tribute page at martinfuneralhome.com.
Lois was born in Saginaw on April 29, 1941, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence and Leona (Belle) Bentley. Educated locally, Lois graduated from Vassar High School with the Class of 1959. Lois met and married the love of her life, Henry Wickings, and the two were married on April 20, 1976, in Port Huron, MI. Lois started her career working at Welch's Factory and continued her employment when it became Volplex Factory. She worked for the factory for many years before traveling with her beloved husband, Henry, all around the state of Michigan, working in concessions for the carnival until her retirement in 2008. Lois loved being outside, gardening, working in her yard, and helping her husband haul and split wood. In her free time, Lois enjoyed cooking and baking, but most of all, she loved being with her family.
Left to cherish Lois's memory; her beloved husband, Henry Wickings; sons: Chris and Tony Wickings; stepdaughter, Susie Wickings; stepsons: Dan Callahan, Jim Wickings, Gary Wickings, John Wickings, Larry Wickings; 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and several other family members and friends.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents; stepdaughter, Carol Donnelly; brother, Clarence Bentley, and sister, Rachel Radick.