J.E. 'Jed” Hicks
Shellsburg — J.E. “Jed” Hicks, 58, of rural Shellsburg died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. He was born on Aug. 4, 1955, in Newton, the son of Elgie Arvil and Mildred Eileene (Middleton) Hicks. He graduated from high school in Newton with the Class of 1973. Until he retired, Mr. Hicks was an electrician and lineman for Alliant Energy. In his free time, he enjoyed camping and fishing and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He also had a knack for taking care of house plants.