OBITUARY

Clarence "Wick" L. Wickersham

October 10, 1923December 5, 2012

Clarence L. “Wick” Wickersham of Boulder was called to his “Heavenly Home” Dec. 5, 2012. He was the son of Jess Milton Wickersham and Millie Powers Wickersham. He was born in Hereford, SD Oct. 10, 1923. He was married to Doris N. Root in Boulder Dec. 8, 1942. He lived in Boulder after coming here from Rapid City, SD. He enlisted in the United States Coast Guard Dec. 10, 1942, two days after he married Doris. He served until Feb. 14, 1946, four days before his second daughter, Peggy was born. He received an honorable discharge. He was a mechanic at Arnold Bros. Ford Company for 31 years. He later went to Colorado University Transportation Center and was the shop foreman for 12 years. He retired from there in 1987. He was an active Charter Member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church for many years. He joined Calvary Lutheran Church after moving to Wray in 2009. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, gardening, traveling and the mountains in Colorado and elsewhere. He especially enjoyed helping others as much as he could. He loved the small town atmosphere here and made many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, Doris N. Wickersham of 66 years, one daughter, Sharon Ann Gladden, three sisters, Irene Wickersham, Jean Stroup and Louise Lowe and one brother, Lawrence Wickersham. Survivors include one daughter, Peggy Lee Hassman and her husband, Mike, two sisters, Maxine Larson of Yakima, WA and Betty Grenz of Milwaukie, OR, six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and even great-great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Dec. 12 at Crist Mortuary, 3395 Penrose Place in Boulder. Interment was held at Mountain View Cemetery in Boulder. Memorials can be donated to Calvary Lutheran Church.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 12, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 12, 2012
REMEMBERING

Clarence "Wick" L. Wickersham

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September 17, 2013

Mike and Peggy, I am sorry to find out this late that Uncle Clarence has passed. If I had known I would have been there. Larry Wickersham

Linda Goddard

December 26, 2012

Our hearts and prayers are with you. I think our folks go back almost to the day we were born. They had such fun together, just as we did as kids. Your dad had such a terrific sense of humor and, even as a child, he always made me laugh. I could never figure out how he could put a watermelon seed in one ear and pull it out the other. I lost my dad this year, too--on August 2. As one friend told me, "God must have needed a lot of recruits this year!" I'm sure our dads will have a lot of fun together in heaven. Love and hugs, Linda (Beermann) Goddard and husband Michael

Mimi and Tatsuo Ito

December 11, 2012

We lived next door to Wick and Doris for many years. They were such great neighbors and so friendly. We had many conversations with Wick over the back yard fence over the years. He will be missed.

December 10, 2012

We, have such wonderful memories of Wick and Doris. They were the BEST neighbors any one could imagine. From the frequent friendly visits whether it be over the fence or in the living room, to the complimentary snow-blowing, help with home projects, and the thumbprint cookies!!! I could go on for hours as the memories remain engraved in our lives. Wick and Doris - It is our dream to reunite in heaven some day. Have the marble game ready and we'll play into the night ... just like the good old days. Peggy and Dennis Bashline

December 10, 2012

Sorry to hear about your Dad he was a Great Friend of the Archie Erickson Family . Your Dad and My Dad went into the Coast Guard togehter . Lots of Great Memories!
Steve Erickson and Family

December 10, 2012

My heart goes out to family and friends. I lost my dad this year and have deep sympathy for others whose parents have died. It is my prayer for you that Our loving creator helps you through this painful time. " I Jehovah your God am grasping your right hand" Isa. 41:13

FROM THE FAMILY