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.