Eva Schicke, shown in 2001 while at Stanislaus State, was recruited to play basketball there by LeAnn Millar. Schicke’s intensity so impressed the coach’s husband, Jeff Millar, that he recruited her to become a wildland firefighter after graduation.
FUNERAL DETAILS FOR CDF FIREFIGHTER EVA SCHICKE
A Full Honors Procession and Funeral for fallen CDF Firefighter Eva Schicke will be held Monday, September 20, 2004, 2:00 PM at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds amphitheater. CDF is requesting that all those planning to attend please respond by noon Sunday, September 19, 2004.
The following numbers are available for your RSVP; (209)533-6612, 533-6613, 533-6614. Fire agencies are asked to provide number of apparatus with identifiers, number of personnel, and chief officers name. Similarly law enforcement should provide number of cars, personnel, and lead officer. Dignitaries and public officials are asked to call so that we can follow-up with further details. Large departments and individual CDF Units should call from a single point of contact.
Federal Agencies are asked to respond within their own organizations as follows; attendees representing the USDA Forest Service should call Sandy Beardon at (209) 532-3671 ext 232, and all Bureaus within the Department of Interior should call Ken Hood at (916) 212-3108.
The family requests that all those wishing to send cards, letters, and flowers do so at either of the following locations;
Schicke Family c/o
CDF Arnold Station,
2517 Highway 4
Arnold, CA 95223
Ebbetts Pass FPD Station 1
1028 Manuel Road
Arnold, CA 95223
Additionally, a Memorial Fund has been established at Merchants National Bank. Checks should be made payable to CDF Firefighters Eva Schicke Memorial Fund, and mailed to Merchants National Bank, P.O. Box 747, Sacramento, CA 95812. RSVP lines will be operated from 8:00 AM to 5 PM PST. General public information can be obtained by calling the CDF Information Center at (209) 533-6981.