Margaret “Joan” (Loudon) Bickett, 87, of Creston died Oct. 1, 2019, at her home in Creston.
Celebration of life memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Oct. 4 at Powers Funeral Home, 601 New York Ave., in Creston. Open visitation with family receiving friends will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Pastor Mary O’Riley will officiate the service. A private family burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Rainbow Park. Online condolences can be made at www.powersfh.com.
Margaret Joan (Loudon) Bickett, daughter of Teresa C. (Leuck) Loudon and Paul J. Loudon Sr.was born on March 11, 1932, in Creston. Joan graduated from Creston High School in 1950. She worked for Gits Manufacturing for 47 years.
Joan married George B. Bickett Sr. in 1977. Joan resided her whole life in Creston.
Joan is survived by her son Mark (Pam) Loudon of Creston; step-daughter Becky Schlapia of Ankeny; grandchildren: Travis (April) Loudon of Creston and Chris (Dawn) Loudon of Creston; step-grandchildren: Matt Woods of Fontanelle and Shelby (Rick) Hoffman of Ankeny; three great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; brother James Loudon of Madrid; sister Sharon (Ron) Hower of Creston; and many nieces and nephews and family.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers: Jack Loudon, Paul (Mary) Loudon, William (Carolyn) Loudon and Thomas (Barb) Loudon; sister Teresa Jo (Carl) Jessen.