Matthew James Hicks

Matthew James Hicks, 28, of Tomah, WI died, Tuesday March 17, 2020 at his home.
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Matthew James Hicks, 28, of Tomah, WI died, Tuesday March 17, 2020 at his home. He was born September 3, 1991 to James Phillip and Lisa (Randall) Hicks in New Bern, N.C. He was a member of the Tomah Senior High School Graduating Class of 2010. He practiced the art of cooking and became a Chef. He most recently worked at the Perkins in Tomah. Matthew was a goofy, friendly, and fun guy with a caring heart. He had a love for Golf, drinking North Carolina Coffee, catching a baseball game wherever he was at, spending time on the beach, and spending time with his mom and dad. He will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved him.

He is survived by his mother, Lisa Blanchard of Tomah; his father, James Phillip and Sarah Hicks of Moncks Corner, S.C.; a step-sister Candace (Kevin) Reynolds; niece and nephew, Mackenzie and Kevin Jr.; a step-father, Bill Blanchard of Oakdale; a step-brother, Chris Blanchard; his maternal grandparents, Linda (Jerry) Lietz and Wayne (Mary) Randall; his paternal grandparents, Jim Hicks and Nana Dalea Waters; maternal great-grandparents, Garland and Dolly Dettman; a paternal great grandmother, Dorothy Hicks; aunts, Tammy Snyder, Jamie (Kit) Wagoner, and Amie (Steve) Goff; uncles, Karl (friend Stacey), Kevin (friend Lisa) Randall and David (Milissa) Lietz; 8 cousins, Adrianna, Jacob, Brittany, Brooke, Dominic, Jackson, Justin, and Kail; best friends, Caitlin and Caleb Wade and niece Celina; as well as many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by great-grandparents and an aunt, Heidi, grandmother, Sonja Hicks

Private family services were held. A Memorial service will be announced at a later date. The Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to

The Family Requests memorials be given in Matt’s Memory