Dolores L. Wickert, age 88, of Wautoma, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Saturday evening, February 21, 2015 at Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 12, 1926 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Alfred and Ella (Krietlow) Brueckner. She married Edward Wickert on May 10, 1947 in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death on July 21, 1997.
She and her late husband resided in Milwaukee, Kenosha, and Brookfield before moving to Wautoma in 1989. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, golf, camping, quilting, reading, and John Wayne. Dolores loved traveling and visited all 7 continents. She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends for telling a good story and being an avid Packer fan. Dolores was a faithful member of Hope Lutheran Church, WELCA and Hope Lutheran Choir. She also was a member of Wautoma Kiwanis.
She is survived by three children, Gary (Nancy) Wickert, Green Bay, Bruce (Carolyn) Wickert, Oconomowoc, Laurie (Joel) Jarvis, Wautoma; 10 grandchildren, Jyll (Tom) Johnson, Bryan (Julie) Wickert, Jaclyn (Sean) Solodovnick, Jennifyr (Troy) Hewitt, Michael Wickert, Phillip Wickert, Sarah (Jeremy) Pietkauskis, Paul (Joanna Knitter) Jarvis, Mara Jarvis, Peter (Erica Marten) Jarvis; 11 great grandchildren, Hannah, Hayden, Alexxis, Khali, Evan, Tyler, Molly, Eddie, Emmersyn, Annalee, and Ethan. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Allen Brueckner; and by one sister, Carol (Ralph) Gerhard.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Wautoma with Rev. Nathan A. Gauerke officiating. Burial will be in Hope Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma and on Wednesday at the Church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established for Shriner's Hospital, Wautoma Public Library, and Hope Lutheran WELCA.
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