November 4, 2021
Cleora Mabel Ficken, 95, daughter of Louis (Wilhelm Ludwig) and Carolina (Meyer) Kramp, was born on Nov. 21, 1925, at her family farm near Davenport. She died Sunday at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.
Her generous heart was always saving quarters for Mite boxes, putting quilts together for the Orphan Grain Train, working on baptism napkins and baking countless dozens of cookies for various church events. She served as a long-time member of LWML and numerous Bible study groups at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Davenport.
Cleora married Wilfred Ficken on Sept. 30, 1950, at the Bethle...