Elizabeth M. "Elsa" (Junge) Hicks died June 5, 1999, at her home, Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland Co., ME, at age 93.


The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Wednesday, June 16, 1999

ELSA M. HICKS, 93, WAS ORCHESTRA SUPPORTER

Elsa M. Hicks was a supporter of the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Skating Club and the Western Reserve Historical Society as well as various musical organizations before she moved from Shaker Heights to Vermont in 1971. She lived in White River, Vt., until 1983, when she moved to Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Mrs. Hicks, 93, died June 5 at her home. She was born in Cleveland. She graduated from Laurel High School and from Wells College in Aurora, N.Y. She married Marvin D. Hicks in 1946. They spent their summers on Squirrel Island, Maine. They were active with the Squirrel Island Chapel, the Squirrel Island Preservation Foundation and the Squirrel Island Fire Department. In 1993, they donated a new fire truck. Her husband died in 1994. Mrs. Hicks is survived by a nephew, Stephen G. Junge; and nieces, Margaret Griffin and Ingrid Shaffer. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Lake View Cemetery, 12316 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Arrangements are by the Brown-Forward Funeral Home of Shaker Heights. Memorial donations may be made to the Squirrel Island Preservation Foundation, Squirrel Island, Maine 04570.