REDDING, Conn. - Susanna and Timothy Sickinger of Redding died within two days of one another Dec. 7 and 9. They were 76.
Susanna was born Feb. 24, 1938, to Frank and Mildred Gibson, in Osceola, Iowa. She graduated from Osceola High School. She went on to graduate summa cum laude at the University of Iowa with a B.A. in general science. She was a sister in Kappa Kappa Gamma and a member in Phi Beta Kappa.
Timothy was born Aug. 10, 1938, to Kenneth and Virginia Sickinger, in Evanston, Illinois. He was co-captain of the football team at Glenbrook North High School and also attended the University of Iowa. He graduated in 1960 with a B.A. in Journalism. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He spent 20 years at Ogilvy & Mather, managing accounts such as American Express, Sears, Smith Barney, Mattel and TWA. He finished as a senior vice president at Ogilvy, and capped his career as an executive vice president, partner and general manager at Bozell Worldwide.
They are survived by their sons, Timothy Sickinger of Darien and Ted Sickinger of Portland, Ore.; daughters-in-law, Tamsin Sickinger and Susi Steinmann; five grandchildren; Susie’s siblings, Sally Bowman and Dan Gibson; Tim's siblings, Gayle Maffeo, Kendall Rojas and Mike Tousey; 13 nephews and nieces. Tim was predeceased by his brother, Tim Tousey.
A celebration of their lives will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 10 at Noroton Presbyterian Church, 2011 Post Road, Darien.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation , 200 SE 1st St., Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.
For more information, please visit: www.lawrencefuneralhome.com
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