Gracie Elaine Hicks, age 15, of Port Washington, Wisconsin and Crestview, Florida, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 in Milwaukee due to injuries of a traffic accident.

She was born on July 18, 2006 in Sidney, Ohio, daughter of Adam Hicks and Charla Wilson.  She attended school in Crestview Florida before moving to Port Washington in December 2020.

Gracie was a loving, giving young woman who enjoyed drawing, painting, art, anime, and German. She would often share her jewelry creations and blankets she made with family and friends.  A proud big sister of four younger siblings. Gracie had just started her sophomore year at Port Washington High School.

She is survived by her parents Adam (Amanda) Hicks of Port Washington and Charla (Justin) Wilson of Crestview, FL; her sisters Emma and Ava Hicks; sister and brother Heidi and Justin Wilson Jr; grandparents Richard and Susan Hicks, Elaine McClain, John and Cheri Griffin, Dawn Keglovich and Ivel Wilson; aunts Kristy St. Myers, Elysa Dienes, Hannah and Shannon Wilson, Kayla Farré and Melissa Ogden; uncles Ben McClain, Travis Hicks, Joshua Doak and Ryan and Chad Dienes, other relatives and friends.

Proceeded in death by Grandfather Larry Doak and aunt Jacqueline Hicks.

A Celebration of Gracie’s Life will take place with a candlelight vigil at 7PM Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the Coal Dock Park, South Wisconsin Street in Port Washington.  Other celebrations are planned in Florida and Ohio.



  1. Gracie, such a talented, artistic, beautiful soul. Charla, Adam, Amanda, and Justin, I pray peace upon you in this loss.

  2. I am so sorry for your loss of Gracie! I am holding all of you close in my thoughts and prayers! Sending love to all who were blessed to know your beautiful Gracie.

  3. Prayers for all whose
    Lives she touched

  4. This is so sad. I am praying for all who loved her. She was so beautiful.
    God Bless You All !!

  5. So sorry for your loss, please know I continue to keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. Susan thank you for sharing your pictures of your beautiful family. What a beautiful young lady Gracie was inside and out just like Grandma Hicks! May God Bless All Of You!

  6. Another morning I wake up and look at my phone and seeing you and the story about what happened.. Seems like a really bad dream.Words can’t describe the pain that I have losing you….it feels like I’ve lost 2 kids.I know you have your golden angel wings ..God must have really needed you to do something big for him…I ll miss you everyday and you’re in my heart always…you were loved by so many and will be missed by so many…I can hear you say “it’s going to be fine grandma” I do believe that was your favorite thing to say to be…I love you beyond words..

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss! I’m praying for you all. Love big brother Chris!

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