Obituary – Noah Bickett

Last Updated on September 3rd, 2018

Written by Paul Bomleny

Noah Thomas Bickett, 24, of Princeton, Illinois passed away 2:00 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018 at his home.

A visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at New Hope Church of the Nazarene in Princeton. A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018

at New Hope Church of the Nazarene in Princeton with Pastor Daniel Wierenga officiating. Burial will take place in Mt. Bloom Cemetery, Tiskilwa, Illinois.

Noah was born February 2, 1994 in Spring Valley, Illinois to Sylvia Kinsel and adopted at birth by Tom and Kelley Bickett.

He is survived by his father, Tom (Janice) Bickett of Tiskilwa; his mother: Kelley (Daniel) Wierenga of Princeton; his birthmother: Sylvia (Leigh) Orvis, of Earlville; his siblings: Adam (Malinda) Bickett, Elaina Bickett, Aaron Kinsel, and Skylar Orvis; his step-siblings: Kenney Jones and Janelle Jones; his grandmothers: Nancy Bickett and Judith Kinsel; and step-grandparents: David and Alice Schindel; and several nieces.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfathers, Roger Bickett and Floyd Bickett, maternal grandparents, Jim and  Sharon Randall; maternal grandfather: William Kinsel and one brother: Brandon Bickett.

Noah graduated from Princeton High School with the Class of 2012. He worked at Roadmap Radio 88.3, Combined Cleaning and Restoration, and Casey’s General Store. He was the creator and founder of the Bureau County, Illinois Weather facebook page. He was an avid New York Giants fan and he was involved in Special Olympics and an advocate and recipient for organ donation. Noah loved playing horseshoes and video games.   

Memorials may be directed to the Princeton High School Special Olympics.

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