Robert Francis Wicke

June 27, 1921October 9, 2017

Robert “Bob” Wicke, 96, Pilot Grove, MO, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Katy Manor in Pilot Grove, MO.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:30 AM at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 322 7th Street, Boonville, MO. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Boonville, MO.

Bob was born on June 27, 1921 in Aurora, IL the son of William and Carrie (Clemons) Wicke who preceded him in death. He was married in 1948 in Boonville, MO to Catherine “Kay” Johnson who preceded him in death on September 22, 2005. He was later married in 2009 to Leocadia "Lilly" Miller in Columbia, MO who preceded him in death on September 11, 2012. He was a veteran of the US Army and retired from William Jewell College as a professor.

Survivors include: two sisters, Phyllis Wagner of Oswego, IL and Helen Roeske of Huntley, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, James Wicke, Herbert Wicke and Arthur Wicke and two sisters, Grace Polege and Marie Wagner.

Memorials may be made to Katy Manor, 205 Prospect, Pilot Grove, MO 65276 OR SS Peter & Paul Catholic School, 322 7th Street, Boonville, MO 65233.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Robert Francis Wicke

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