Martin Roger Bickel, born on October 7, 1947, died September 13, 2020. Preceded in death by his mother Ida J Bickel (Meyer), his father Edward Martin Bickel, and his sister Faith Lippert. Marty is survived by his wife of 50 years, Brenda; his children, Julie (Mark) Sapa, Edward (Kasey) Bickel, and Katie Bickel; his sister, Linda Finklang; grandchildren Claire, Caitlyn, Owen, Cooper and Ellie; and nieces and nephews.
Marty was a Vietnam Veteran, serving in the 1st Air Calvary from 1967–1969; lifelong member of Painters Local 2341; judge for St. Louis Golden Gloves since 1978; judge for Guns ‘N Hoses since 1987; and an active member of Sts. Mary and Joseph and St. Stephen Protomartyr.
Marty’s family will receive friends on September 16 at Kutis (Affton) from 3 to 9. Funeral Mass will be held on September 17 at Sts. Mary and Joseph at 10.