Ardith ‘Ardie’ D. Wick (nee Colby)

Aug. 10, 1937 — Feb. 11, 2015

Ardith “Ardie” D. Wick (nee Colby), born on August 10, 1937, in Catawba, entered into eternal life with her parents on February 11, 2015.

Ardie is survived by Bob, her devoted husband of 58 years, and her three children, Debbie Rogutich (Steve), Denise Gruber (Randy) and Doug Wick (Sue), as well as her greatest source of joy; her grandchildren, Nick, Ashley Williquette (Brad), Andy (Stephanie) and Alex; and her two great-grandchildren, Mason and his anticipated sibling (arriving in March).

She was preceded in death by her parents, Conrad and Ruth Dreschler and Les Colby.

Although Ardie enjoyed a lifetime of worldwide travel and took great pride in hosting holidays and celebrations with friends, her life centered around her family.

The visitation for Ardie will be held on Tuesday, February 17, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church, W280-N2102 Prospect Ave. (Highway SS), City of Pewaukee, WI 53072. The Rev. Joseph Hornacek will be officiating. Private family burial will take place at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014, or

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, the online obituary, or to leave a card of condolence, please visit