John Henry August Sickman, 92, Stendal

John Henry August Sickman, 92, of Stendal, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021, at home.

He was born December 8, 1928, in Stendal, to August and Katherine (Egbert) Sickman. He married Wilma Jean Kern on November 7, 1958. John was a teacher and taught at the Holland Elementary School. He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. John was preceded in death by three siblings, Louise Heidorn, Ernest Sickman and Mary Keys; and daughter-in-law, Sharon Sickman.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma Jean Sickman, Stendal; five children, Tim Sickman, Owensboro, KY, Sandra Sickman, Stendal, Emily (Paul) Gloeckner, Columbus, Marla Sickman, Stendal and Janice (John) Watkins, Washington; and six grandchildren, Jenna (Jonathan) Stoss, Amanda Sickman, Sarah Gloeckner, Rachel Gloeckner, Clay Watkins and Birdie Watkins.

Memorial services will be held at 12:00 p.m., noon, Saturday, September 25, 2021, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Stendal. Friends may call for visitation at the church from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, on Saturday. Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to World Mission Prayer League, 232 Cliston Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Condolences may be shared online at

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