John R. Wickler

April 23, 1961 - Dec. 26, 2006

John R. Wickler, 45, of Palmyra, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. John was born April 23, 1961, in Palmyra, the son of Russell and Mary (nee Partoll) Wickler.

After graduating from Palmyra High School in 1979, he was employed for several years as a sergeant for the Palmyra Police Department.

He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Joyce (nee Smart) Wickler of Palmyra; his parents, Russell and Mary Wickler of Palmyra; his sisters, Vicki (Bill) Wickland of Dousman, DeeDee (Mike) Morateck of Palmyra and Toni (Bill) Isaacsen of Palmyra; his father- and mother-in-law, David and Marilyn Smart of Eagle; brother-in-law, David A. Smart of Palmyra; sisters-in-law, Janice Smart of Eagle and Darlene Parker of Mukwonago; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, many friends and his two special cats, Mokie and Bear.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Dec. 30, at Mealy’s Funeral Service, 320 W. Main St., Palmyra, with the Rev. Steven Blyth officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Eagle.

Mealy’s Funeral Service in Palmyra, 594-2442, is serving the family.