Rosemary Wickman, 77


Rosemary “Rosie” Wickman (nee Gengler), 77, reunited with her husband, Norbie, on Thursday, Feb.
28, 2013. Rosie was born on Jan. 5, 1936 in the town of Barton to Frank and Eleanore (nee Koenigs) Gengler. She married Norbert P. Wickman on Oct. 30, 1953 at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Barton.

Rosie is survived by her daughters Jacalyn (Jeffrey) Flack of Crystal Lake, Ill., Beverly (George) Reuter of Houston, Connie (William) Cox of Germantown, and Kelly Sackett of Germantown. She is further survived by her grandchildren Kathryn (Ciaran) Mulcahy, Ryan and Brandyn Flack, Kevin and Kyle Reuter, Ashley, Gregory, and Tyler Cox, Taylor, Colin, and Payton Sackett; sisters Carol Avrill and Arlene (Harold) Schultz; brothers F. “Butch” (Barb) Gengler and Ralph (Carla) Gengler; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends. Rosie is preceded in death by her husband Norbie, parents Frank and Eleanore, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, niece, and nephew. A Mass of Christian Burial for Rosie will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 138 N. Eighth Ave. in West Bend with the Rev. Gerald Brittain presiding. There will be no formal visitation with the family beforehand. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Holy Angels Catholic Church or the American Lung Association of Wisconsin (13100 W. Lisbon Road #700, Brookfield, WI, 53005-2508).

The family wishes to express a special thank you to Dr. Robert Gibson for his dedicated friendship and professional guidance provided to Rosie throughout her years.

Also, the family wishes to thank the nursing staff on the third floor at Froedtert St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend for their outstanding care for Rosie during her stay.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.