Nancy Roberta Wickham, 76, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 2:29 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at St. Louis University Hospital.
She was born March 28, 1942 in Alton, Illinois, a daughter of the late Louis and Ellen Grace (Morgan) Hoffman.
She married Tennyson “Brice” Wickham on September 3, 1960 and he passed away on December 5, 2007.
She had retired from Siebold Bakery in Granite City after over 15 years of dedicated service.
She was a dedicated and faithful member of St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church in Granite City and was a member of Church Women United. She enjoyed volunteering for many church events and other organizations throughout the area and was very active with the Community Care Center in Granite City. She enjoyed her years of working with the Girl Scouts, attending the H.O.P.E. widow luncheons and working with TOPS where she had served many years as secretary. She will be remembered for her beautiful smile and always giving a loving hug.
She is survived by a daughter, Karen D. Wickham of Granite City; a son, Kevin D. Wickham of Houston, Texas; two grandchildren, Cody Wickham of Houston, Texas and Sheena (Jason) Brubaker of Anna, Texas; four sisters, Lois (Lewis) Glasgow of Troy, Elizabeth (Louis) Rohlfing of Granite City, Ruth Yager of Edwardsville and Patricia McBride of Troy; sister-in-law, Candace Hoffman of Edwardsville; many nieces; nephews; lifelong family friend, Roseanne Holst of Glen Carbon; other extended family and many dear friends.
In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Hoffman; brother-in-law, Ronald McBride and a nephew, Mark James.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Sunday, February 3, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Visitation will continue at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 2167 Grand Avenue in Granite City on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. with Bishop Anthony Clavier as celebrant and assisted by Father Scott Hoogerhyde and Father Eugene Stormer.
Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road in Granite City.
Memorials may be made to Community Care Center or to St. Bartholomew Church and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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