March 9, 2012

Clyde M. Stickney

Clyde M. Stickney age 82 of Lincoln, Nebraska died on Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Lincoln. Clyde was  born on March 15, 1929 in Ashland, Nebraska to Clyde and Mabel (Rush) Stickney. He graduated from Ashland High School in 1947.  He married M. Blythe Boydston on June 10, 1949.  Clyde served in the Navy Reserves during the Korean War era. He was a brick layer, stone mason, and specialized in fireplaces. He worked for Hub Hall Construction. Clyde also worked as a Chicago locksmith for the Penitentiary. He loved to go dancing at the Pla-Mor Ballroom. Clyde volunteered at Nebraska football games and ushered at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. He was a big fan of the UNL Women’s Basketball team and Husker football.  He also helped start the YMCA Indian guides. Clyde was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church.

He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Ken Tobkin, of Lincoln; son-in-law, Russel DiMartino of Iowa; sons and daughter-in-law, David Stickney, Scott and Carol Stickney of Lincoln; brother, Glen Stickney of Lincoln; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Cloyd and Arla Bodyston of Wahoo; brother-in-law, Kendall Dimmitt of Lincoln. Clyde is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, sister, Mable, daughter, Pam DiMartino and 2 grandsons.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 12, 2012 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Christ United Methodist Church, 45th and A Street, Lincoln.

Interment will be held at a later date at Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Christ United Methodist Church, or to the Wachiska Audobon Society, 4547 Calvert St. Suite 10, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68506.




  1. Our condolances to your family. I am glad we got to meet your dad.

  2. Jeannette, I am so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I am praying for you and your family. Cindy Sundeen, LNE 1970


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