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