Kerry Ellen Hickenbottom, 53, of Fairfield, died at 9:40 a.m. March 7, 2013, in Zion, Ill., at the Cancer Treatment Center of America after battling an infection for several weeks.
A celebration of life will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center, with burial following at Evergreen Cemetery in Fairfield.
Visitation will be at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield, with viewing from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday and family present from 5:30-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Donations in Kerry’s name may be made to the Lord’s Cupboard of Jefferson County, the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center and the Women’s Crisis Shelter of Ottumwa. Cards and memorials can be sent to 2072 Hemlock Ave., Fairfield, Iowa 52556.
The family has requested that visitors wear purple to the celebration of life ceremony in honor of Kerry’s favorite color.