KINGSFORD - Thomas "Stan" Hicks, 91, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at Iron County Medical Facility in Crystal Falls. He was born on Sept. 17, 1921, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Stanley and Lillian (Pollard) Hicks, and has been a lifelong resident of this area. Stan was an honorably discharged Army veteran and served at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. After returning from the war, he married Winifred Whitford on Oct. 12, 1946, in Ironwood. Stan worked as a nurse's aide at the Oscar G. Johnson V.A. Medical Center in Iron Mountain, retiring after 37 years with the V.A. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.