JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Dwayne E. Wickstrom

Dwayne E. Wickstrom, 63, Mt. Vernon, passed away at 9:48 a.m. Wednesday, 
Aug. 20, 2008, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

He was born in Alton on June 28,1945, a son of Delbert T. Wickstrom and 
Fern (Mason) Wickstrom. He married Patricia "Patty" Campbell in Waltonville 
on Dec. 31, 1964. He worked as a labor for a cleaning service.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Vernon Memorial 
Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn with the Rev. Dennis Myers officiating. Interment 
will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens 
Chapel in Woodlawn.

Dwayne is survived by his wife, Patricia "Patty" Wickstrom of Mt. Vernon;
son, Brian Wickstrom and wife Maria of Rio Rancho, N.M.; daughter, Pamela Purdy 
and husband Blaine of Monroeville, Ohio; four grandchildren, Tasha, Robert and 
Brittany Purdy and Amanda Wickstrom; two brothers, Richard Austin and wife Sally 
of Arizona, and Jim Bunting and wife Becky of Ore-gon; two sisters, Barbara Turner 
and husband Paul of Wood River and Carolyn Lindell and husband Vernon of Jacksonville;
and several nieces and nephews.

His parents preceded him in death.

Dwayne enjoyed fishing and loved animals and being around people. He was a member 
of Howard Community Chapel.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you 
may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhomel969.com for further information 
and to send condolences. 





Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: August 21, 2008
Submitted by: Cindy Ford



 

 

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