Joanne Wickham

Joanne M. Wickham, age 74 of Hudson, WI, passed away May 7, 2013 at the Hudson Hospital. Joanne was born February 2, 1939 in Owen, WI; the daughter of Einar and Lila (Kiviko) Jackson. Joanne graduated from Greenwood High School, class of 1957. She attended St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Marshfield, WI to obtain a nursing degree. Joanne was united in marriage on December 30, 1961 to William Knowles Wickham at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Greenwood, WI. Their marriage was blessed with two sons, Michael and Mark. Joanne worked as a registered nurse for many years at the Hudson Hospital.

Joanne enjoyed flower gardening and bird watching, and had an immense love for her Golden Retrievers. But most important to her was her family. She cherished her time with her family and friends and will be dearly missed.

Joanne will forever remain in the hearts of her sons, Michael (Jodi) Wickham of New Richmond and Mark Wickham of Hudson; grandchildren, Jacob and Mikayla; brother, Warren Jackson of Ely, MN and Duane Jackson of Madison, WI. She is preceded in death by her husband, William; and parents, Einar and Lila Jackson.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will take place 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Friday, May 10, 2013 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson, 520 S. 11th St. A Memorial Service will take place 11:00 AM Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 110 W. Begley, Greenwood, WI, with Pastor Brian Campbell officiating. Family and friends may gather one hour prior to the service at church. Internment will take place at Greenwood City Cemetery in Greenwood, WI.

Funeral services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson (715) 386-3725.


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