OGALLALA, Nebraska -- Kylie Hicks, 18, senior at Ogallala High School, died Wednesday (April 14, 2010) after a heroic battle with cancer at the Childrens Hospital in Omaha.
Kylie was born Sept. 12, 1991 in Cambridge, Nebraska, the daughter of Kent and Lisa Hofeldt Hicks. She attended elementary schools in Ogallala and was preparing to graduate with the Class of 2010.
Kylie enjoyed going to Lake McConaughy and being with her friends.
Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Gary and Marilyn Hofeldt and Alyce Hicks; and stepfather, Sam May.
Survivors include her parents, Kent Hicks of Ogallala and Lisa May of North Platte; one sister, Kendra Schott of Cheyenne, Wyoming; three brothers, Michael Hicks and Christopher Hicks, both of Lincoln and Justin May of North Platte; grandparents, Dale and Marjorie Hicks of McCook; longtime special friend, Keith Morris of Paxton; and numerous cousins and friends.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 18, from noon to 6 p.m., at Draucker Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be Monday, April 19, 10 a.m., in the New Hope Worship Center on East "O" Street with the Rev. Phil Ewert officiating.
Interment in the Ogallala Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been set up in Kylie's name at Pinnacle Bank of Ogallala.
Online Condolences may be sent to www.drauckerfh.com.
Draucker Funeral Home of Ogallala is in charge of arrangements.