Grace (Jo) Louise Lickiss (Beck), age 73, passed away peacefully @ Valley Medical Hospital in Renton, Washington on Friday, April 17, 2020. She was born on March 17, 1947 in Aberdeen, WA. The first of 10 children of Fizz and Edna Beck of Grayland, WA.
After graduating from Montesano HS in 1965, she married Weston Cleve Lickiss, son of Ivan and Winifred Lickiss of Montesano, on July 3, 1965. In June of 1967, they welcomed a baby girl, Michelle, in 1977, they welcomed a boy, Wes, and in 1980, they welcomed another daughter, Melissa. In 1991, she became a grandma, and in 2012 she became a great grandma. Her love for her family was unconditional.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Fizz and Edna Beck, one sister, Terry Williams, and daughter, Melissa Lickiss.
She is survived by her husband, Weston Cleve Lickiss of 55 years, Daughter, Michelle Berntsen, Son in law, Gary Berntsen, Son, “Wes” Weston Cleve Lickiss Jr, Grandchildren; Ashtyn & Sarrah (Michelle’s daughters), Trae, Paige and Lilly (Wes’s son and daughters), Great granddaughters; Caileigh and Aurora (Ashtyn’s), her siblings; Pete Beck (Carol), Mike Beck (Linda), John Beck (Carol), Kathy Ruder, Bennie Beck (Carol), David Beck, Elizabeth Iverson, Cindy Yaryan (David), Several cousins, 31 nieces and nephews, many grand nieces and nephews, and so many friends.
There will be a Celebration of Life for her, the family will reach out to everyone and let them know the information to when, where and time.
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