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Barbara Jean Wickersham, 88,

September 20, 2018
Northern-Sun Print
CEDAR FALLS – Barbara Jean Wickersham, 88, of Cedar Falls died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at her home. She was born July 30, 1930 in Cedar Falls daughter of Halver and Hazel (Hanson) Nielsen. She married Charles Wickersham on April 14, 1951 in Cedar Falls. She graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 1949 and earned her BA in Home Economics from the University of Northern Iowa in 1953. She taught Home Economics in Coupeville, Washington and Harris, Iowa, and was then a homemaker and successful AVON salesperson. Survived by: her husband of Cedar Falls; a son, Jeff (Donna Wede) Wickersham of Cedar Falls; a daughter, Lori (Kurt) Proctor of Eldridge; two grandchildren, Kris (Sarah) Proctor of Davenport and Jared (Patty) Proctor of Moline, IL; and two great grandchildren, Cora Proctor and Clark Proctor. Preceded in death by: an infant son. Services: 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 20th at First United Methodist Church with burial in Fairview Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Visitation for one hour prior to the service at the church. Richardson Funeral Service is assisting the family. Memorials may be directed to the church. Condolences may be left at Barb loved her family, spending time at their cabin in Ontario, fishing, making bread, using her cook stove, gardening, sewing, and knitting. She loved her friends in Gladbrook where she lived for 53 years, and spending winters in Rockport, Texas with other snowbirds. She loved traveling with her husband.

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