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Helen Louise Bick | 76 | Jerseyville

Helen Louise Bick, 76, of Jerseyville, died at 12:55 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023 at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home.
She was born in Alton, Illinois on June 25, 1947, and was the daughter of Edwin Leroy “Bill” and Hazel Alvena (Healey) Howell.
As a young girl, her family moved all over the country before settling back into the area, where she graduated in 1965 from Southwestern High School.
She soon married Carl William Fricker Sr. where they resided in Medora, and were blessed with three children.
Helen moved to Jerseyville in 1978, where she began working at the White Spot as a waitress and cook remaining there for 32 years, before accepting a managerial position for Centennial Golf Course. She closed out her career in hospitality as a food/beverage supervisor for Alton Belle Casino.
Surviving are her three children and their spouses, Carl William Jr. and Theresa Fricker of Alton, Patricia June and Michael Maltimore of Jerseyville, and Michael David Fricker, and his companion, Lisa Cline, of Wood River; seven grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher William Fricker; four brothers, Gilbert, Verlin, Forrest and George Medford; and an infant sister, Barbara Alice Medford.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5. Rev. Joel Lohr will officiate.
She will be laid to rest in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.
Memorials may be given to her family in care of the funeral home.
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