Wickert, Donald E. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Donald E. Wickert, 80, a longtime Baker City resident, died Oct. 16, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.

His memorial service was today at 2 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. Father John Jasper of St.

Francis de Sales Cathedral officiated. Vault interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery, with a reception following at the Catholic parish.

Mr. Wickert was born June 26, 1921, at Weatherby to Louie and Eva Wickert.

After graduation from Huntington High School, he worked as a machinist for Boeing. He then entered the U.S. Navy in 1944. After getting out of the Navy in 1946, he worked as a machinist at Timm’s Machine Shop. When Timm’s closed he finished his career working for Ellingson Lumber Company, retiring in 1986.

He was married to Anne Margaret Williamson on March 11, 1949. They had four sons.

Mr. Wickert enjoyed his family, home and yard. Prior to the onset of severe arthritis, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Anne Wickert; his children, John and Jerri Wickert of Baker City, Dale and Claudia Wickert of Ontario, Steve and Sherry Wickert of La Grande, and Mike Wickert of Baker City; a sister, Lorene Cave of Willets, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Contributions in Mr. Wickert’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association or Oregon Arthritis Foundation in care of Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 19, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


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