Cover photo for Karma Irene Dalton Hickman Manchego's Obituary
1935 Karma 2017

Karma Irene Dalton Hickman Manchego

May 7, 1935 — September 9, 2017

Karma Irene Dalton Hickman Manchego
5/7/1935 - 9/9/2017

Our rock and angel mom, grandma, great grandma,  sister, aunt and friend, Karma Irene Manchego, returned to our Heavenly Father on September 9, 2017, peacefully at her home with family by her side on both sides of the veil.

Born May 7, 1935, Salt Lake City, Utah to Gale William Jones and Blanche Butterworth.

Karma married Floyd Dalton. He was killed in a car accident.  She later married Val Hickman.  Val and Karma were divorced after 37 years of marriage but remain friends.  Karma married Gilbert Manchego.  Gilbert proceeded her in death.

Mom loved her family unconditionally.  She treated all of Gilbert’s family as if they were her own.  Mom was a great example of kindness, patience, giving and service to others. Mom never judged anyone she met.

She served in the LDS Santa Rosa, California mission as a senior sister missionary.  Loving every minute of it.

Mom left a lasting impression on everyone she met.  We hear all the time how everyone loves and appreciates her.

Mom enjoyed Temple service, reading, cooking, drawing, sewing, and spending time with her family and friends.  She also loved animals, and working with her plants.

Karma is survived by her brother Mike, sisters, Sharon and Sandra.  Her six children, Steve Hickman, Jim Hickman (Shirley), Linda Stevenson (Jimmy), Jay Hickman (Stephanie), Valerie Howell and Bonnie Jensen (Todd).  Many grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Karma is proceeded in death by her husband, Gilbert, her parents, three of her brothers, Dennis, Byron and Randy.

Until we meet again, Mom, we all love you.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 14, 2017, 12:00 p.m. at the South Jordan 9th Ward, 9750 South 2200 West.  A visitation will be held Thursday, prior to service at the church from 10:45-11:45 a.m.  Interment Elysian Burial Gardens.

The family would like to thank the caring staff at Hearts For Hospice.

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