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Frank Wickham

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Frank E. Wickham Sr. age 65 of New Hampton died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City. Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Fredericksburg with military honors by the Fredericksburg Amvets. Frank Everette Wickham Sr. was born September 2, 1945, in Postville, IA, the son of Fay and Evelyn Lucille (Jones) Wickham. He received his education in Postville and was a graduate of the Postville High School. He was inducted into the United States Navy on August 21, 1963 and received an honorable discharge on September 1, 1966. While in the service, he married Gloria Gutierrez and to this union a daughter, Gloria was born. The couple later divorced. On October 7, 1967, in Prairie Du Chien, WI, he married Phyllis Livingood. To this union four children were born. The couple initially lived in Waterloo where Frank worked for John Deere. In 1976, they made new Hampton their home. Frank attended school to be an auctioneer in 1980 and continued until retiring. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis; two daughters, Gloria Wickham of Waterloo, Tamara (Kody) Kottke of Fredericksburg; two sons, Frank Wickham Jr. of New Hampton, Chad (Laura) Wickham of Minneapolis; one sister, Sharon (Grant) Snitker of Waukon; nine grandchildren, Jerry Blyd Jr., Brooke Ameling, Bethany Wickham, Jessica Boyd, Dakota Wickham, Mariah Wickham, Carter Wickham, Cade Kottke and Quinn Kottke. He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Kendra Wickham in 1967.

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  1. Frank, We were sad to hear about your dad passing away. please know that our hearts go out to you in this you time of need. Let us know if there is anything we can do for you and your family. Our thoughts are with you. Andy and Becki Sommerfelt

  2. I am one of Frank’s distant cousins. I didn’t see him too often but I’d like to say that I am very sorry for his family’s loss. I’ll miss seeing his and Phyllis’s faces at auctions around Iowa! He is with the angels now.

  3. I am so sorry to hear of Frank’s passing. Unfortunately, there is nothing I can say that will take the pain away. I hope time will help you find comfort knowing that he is no longer in pain. In time you will be able to look back and smile when thinking of him, I can promise you that! My thoughts, prayers and support are with all of you. Love , Abbey Sculley

  4. You are in our prayers. Let us know if we can help with anything. We will miss seeing Frank at the kids birthday parties. God bless you all.

  5. Phyllis and Family, I was very saddend to hear the news that Frank had passed away. I enjoyed the time I spend with Frank. It seemed that he always had a way of making a person smile even if he didn’t want to. Take faith in knowing that he no longer has to suffer and that you all have an amazing angel watching over you all. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God bless.

  6. Tammy, I am so sorry for your loss of your father. May the Lord comfort you and your family.. Your in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Just wanted the family to know that we are thinking of them, and that we know that Uncle Frank will be missed. We love you. Love Shawn and Sandy

  8. We’re so sorry to hear of your loss. May your memories of Frank & the love & support from your family & friends help you now & in the days ahead. Your family is in our thoughts & prayers.

  9. sorry to hear of your loss frank was a great person and i loved to do auctions with him he will be greatly missed from all

  10. Chad, Laura & boys, We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers & thoughts are with you all during this sad time. Now you will have memories both good and bad. Memories are great and come with lots of laughs and a few tears. Take care of yourself and hope to see you soon. Lots of love from both of us.

  11. Frank, Tammy, Chad, and Phyllis, so sorry to hear the passing of your dad/husband. It is a loss no one wants to experience. Relish in the great memories and lean on friends and family for support. My thoughts and prayers are with you in the days, weeks, and months ahead. I remember him as such a kind soul with great wood working skills.

  12. I am very sorry to learn of the loss of Frank. It will be so nice when Frank is able to come back to life and enjoy the love and company of family and friends! (Acts 24:15) I hope that Jehovah the ‘God of all comfort’ will help you during this time of need. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

  13. So sad to hear-he touched so many lives-we need to ALL hold on to those memories. Keeping you ALL in our prayers. Bill and Carol

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