Obit: Wickersham, Louis (1886 - 1978)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wickersham, Bealer, Schiesel, Diechel, Noble

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/14/1978

Wickersham, Louis (17 June 1886 – 11 December 1978)

Louis Wickersham, 91, a former farmer in the Towns of Lynn and Grant, passed away in Riverside Hospital, Waupaca, Monday evening. He was a resident of the Veteran’s Home at King, at the time of his death.

Funeral services to be held this Wednesday, December 20, from the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton. The Rev. William Noble, pastor of the Granton United Methodist Church, was to officiate with burial in the Yolo Cemetery, Town of Fremont.

Wickersham was born on June 17m 1896 in Stockbridge. After his early education, he served in the military during World War I. He married Leona Bealer on December 21, 1921, in Neillsville ceremonies and the couple farmed in the rural Granton area prior to moving to Marshfield. He had lived in the Veteran’s home since 1956.

Wickersham is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Mary) Schiesel of Kenosha and Mrs. Donald (Joyce) Diechel of Delavan; three sons, Harold of Kenosha, Glen of Abbotsford and John of Chili; thirteen grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son and two sisters.



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