Obit: Wicker, James D. #3 (1834 - 1897)

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----Sources: NEILLSVILLE TIMES (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 11 Feb 1897

Wicker, James D. #3 (4 MAY 1834 - 7 FEB 1897)

James D. Wicker of Colby died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C.F. Grow, in this city (Neillsville, Clark Co., Wis.) Feb. 7th, 1897, of heart disease. The remains were taken to Colby on the 8th for burial, under the auspices of the Odd Fellows.

Mr. Wicker was born in New York May 4th, 1834, came to Wisconsin in 1856, settling in Barton, Washington Co. After a short residence there he returned to New York, a few years later removing to Independence, Ia. He settle in Hull, Marathon Co., near Colby in the fall of 1873, and moved into Colby in 1882. In 1856 he was married to Miss A.A. Ives, who survives him. He leaves two sons, Howard and Ernest L., and two daughters, Mrs. C.F. Grow and Mrs. J.C. Enright. He had held various offices, including town clerk of Colby and city clerk of Colby city. His brother, Joseph Wicker of Medford, Mrs. O. Yerkes of Colby, sister, and niece, Miss Nettie Wicker of Loyal, were here during his sickness and death, and all, with Mr. Grow and family, accompanied the remains to Colby.



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