Anna Mae VonKriegsfield Hicks



Anna Mae VonKriegsfield Hicks, 99, of Bluffton, SC died Friday, May 25, 2018 at Bloom of Bluffton.

Mrs. Hicks was born on May 1, 1919 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Oscar and Cacelia VonKriegsfield. Anna was a 1941 graduate of Loyola University where she earned a degree in nursing. She raised her family in Westmont, IL and practiced as a registered nurse at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, IL. While living in Illinois she was an active 4-H leader. She retired to Aiken, SC where she was a volunteer with the Red Cross-Warm up America program and the Carolina Pine Quilters, sharing her talents as a prolific quilter. She was also a parishioner of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Mrs. Hicks was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Harry Lee Hicks. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Anne Mitchell; sons, James Hicks (Bonnie) and Gerald Hicks (Mardi); six grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Sauls Funeral Home of Bluffton is assisting the family with a private funeral service.