Bernard C. Ickes Sr.

Sept. 4, 1939 – Nov. 25, 2021

Bernard C. Ickes Sr., 82, a resident of Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, passed away on Thursday. He was born in Altoona, a son of the late William and Mary (Dumbeck) Ickes. On Sept. 1, 1962, he married Patricia Ann (Patterson) Ickes, who preceded him in death on April 11, 2020.

He is survived by three children, Melissa Murtiff (Michael) of Duncansville, Bernard Ickes Jr. (Lori) of Altoona and Michael Ickes (Lisa) of Altoona; four grandchildren: Shane, Garrett, Jarad and Emily; and a great-granddaughter, Madelyn Grace.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Scott Murtiff.

Bernard worked for New Pig Corp. until his retirement in 2002. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, a good bowler, and a man who enjoyed being on the lawn mower cutting grass.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at The Good Funeral Home, 108 Alto Reste Park, Altoona. Burial will be private at Alto Reste Park, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bernard’s memory to Central PA Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.

An online guestbook may be signed and condolences sent to the family at www.thegoodfuneralhomeinc.com.