Patricia May (Damitz) Wichman
May 14, 1934 — Nov. 29, 2017

Patricia May (Damitz) WichmanPatricia May (Damitz) Wichman, 83, of Cookeville, Tennessee, and formerly of Waukesha, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Pat was born in Antigo on Monday, May 14, 1934, to the late Mary (Stigelski) and Elmer Damitz.
Pat married Norbert Wichman on January 16, 1954, in Waukesha. She was a loving wife, beloved mother and grandmother.

Pat is survived by her husband of 63 years, Norbert Wichman of Cookeville, Tennessee; daughter Debi (Wichman) and Denis Pelkey of Cookeville; granddaughter Rikki and Brian Ford of Hermitage, Tennessee; brother Albert “Sonny” and Darlene Damitz; two sisters, Shirley Kern and Janet and John Busche; and a number of cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by a son, Michael Kevin Wichman, and a brother-in-law, Harvey Kern.

Pat chose cremation and the family followed her wishes and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Crest Lawn Funeral Home-Cremation Center, 931-526-6384. To sign the online guestbook and to send the family a message, please visit