Kaitlyn Marie Schlicher, 8 years, of Fort Madison, Iowa died at 8:23 pm Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. She was born February 25, 2009 in Fort Madison, the daughter of Jennifer Marie Buechel and F. James Schlicher.
Kaitlyn was in the 3rd grade at Richardson Elementary School, Fort Madison. She enjoyed playing with her pets, making crafts, her Barbies, music, and dressing up. She liked being funny and telling jokes. She loved to give to others.
She is survived by her parents, grandparents: Ted and Debbie Buechel, Luddie and Randy Lumsden, and Manuel Salazar, all of Fort Madison; aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 5:30 pm Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Barr Memorial Chapel, Fort Madison. Her funeral will follow and begin at 5:30 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Les Featheringill officiating. Following the service, her body will be cremated. A private burial will be at a later date at Oakland Cemetery, Fort Madison. A memorial has been established, contributions may be left at the Barr Memorial Chapel. Online condolences to the Schlicher/Buechel family may be made at www.barrmemorialchapel.com.