Yvonne Wicker Sternenberg

February 15, 1931January 26, 2019

CHAPIN - Yvonne Wicker Sternenberg, 87, left for her Heavenly Home on Saturday, January 26, 2019 while at the Baptist Hospital. She is the widow of the late Max H. Sternenberg, Jr. and daughter to the late John Bachman Wicker and Katie Graham Wicker. Mrs. Sternenberg retired from Allied Chemicals in Irmo, SC, and was a member of Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church of the Springhill Community of Chapin, SC. On January 13, 2019 she attended an annual Wicker family reunion at the Old Peak, SC, schoolhouse where she came with her fun ways, smiling and waving a paper flower on a stick that one of her grandkids made for her. Ms. Sternenberg loved to have fun and exhibited it also at Generations of Chapin where she lived for the last 14 years. She is survived by her daughter, Gale S. Boland; sons, Max H. Sternenberg, III (Janet) and Randy K. Sternenberg (Donna); sisters and brothers, Benneta (John) Kiker, Mary (Nickle) Kinard, Claude (Margaret Daire) Wicker, Willene (Claude) Stone, Earline (Owen) Comalander and sister-in-law, Estella Wicker. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Hugh Wicker (Katherine), Harold “Mut” Wicker (Christine), Lewis Ray Wicker (Nora), Fay Waites (Earl) and Ralph Wicker; grandchildren; Chase (Leigh) Sternenberg, Jason (Casey) Sternenberg, Corey Sternenberg, Christopher (Courtney) Sternenberg, Kristen S.(Davis) Kaminer, Anya S. (Chris) Stevens, Channing J. Sternenberg Boland, Rebecca (Robert) Bailey, Mason, Braylin and Blakely Sternenberg; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Elle, Kiera, Finley, Kaitlyn, Max, London, Oaklee, Gertie May and Rachel. Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 28, 2019 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Chapin Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January, 29, 2019 at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Thanking all caregivers, friends and staff of Generations of Chapin, SC.



  • Visitation Monday, January 28, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 29, 2019


  • Burial will follow service

Yvonne Wicker Sternenberg

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