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David J. Wickert

September 25th, 1954 – January 30th, 2016

David Wickert, 61, of Littleton, passed away at 7:31 am on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at his home. He was born on September 25, 1954 in Macomb, the son of Don and Patricia (Downing) Wickert. Dave married Jill Wickert on November 4, 1989 in Rushville, IL. She Survives.

Also surviving are his two daughters, Amy Wickert of Bloomington and Jillian (and R.E.) Waters of Prairie City, two sons, Chuck (and Micah) Wickert of Carlinville and Clint (and Brittany) Wickert of Bushnell, 9 grandchildren, Jessa Schappaugh, Josie Schappaugh, Katelynne Wickert, Grace Wickert, Aydan Brewer, Coby Huber, Gage Wickert, Konnor Brewer and Alyson Waters, mother, Patricia Calvert of Rushville, and two brothers, Michael (and Susan) Wickert of Macomb and Tim (and Kathy) Wickert of Adair, IL

He is preceded in death by his father, Don Wickert and his grandparents.

Dave was a laborer at Briggs Manufacturing in Abingdon for 13 years. He also worked at Rushville Sale Barn, Tate Cheese in Dallas City and Bridgeway in Macomb.

He sheared sheep in High School and was a member of the Prairie City Fire Department. He enjoyed singing and C.B. Radio, using the handle “Flap jaw”.

Services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the funeral home in Astoria. Interment will be in the Woodland Cemetery in Astoria. Memorials may be made to the Dave Wickert Memorial Fund.


February 1st, 2016

Hugs and Love to all. So very sorry.
Norma Haney

February 1st, 2016

Hugs to his wife Jill. He was the love of her life.

February 1st, 2016

Hugs to his wife Jill. He was the love of her life.

February 1st, 2016

I liked having talks over the fence about chickens, duck and animals. I liked bringing eggs to you. My hugs and thoughts to Jill and her family. From your loving neighbor~Katie Stolp

February 3rd, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
God Bless,
The Walters-Coursey Family

February 3rd, 2016

Deb and I truly enjoyed and will cherish the times we spent with David and his daughter Amy playing cards and enjoying a good steak dinner together. He was truly a kind good man. God be with you David. Rest in peace my friend. Amy Adelman and Deb walker.

February 5th, 2016

Jill I am so sorry for your loss. Dave was a good and funny man and the grandkids loved him deeply. My thoughts are with you and Clint. love ya Shawn Amys mom]

February 6th, 2016

Pat and family, I'm so sorry for your loss.

February 2nd, 2019

Please except my deepest condolences. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear loved one is safe in the memory of God, and in his assuring words found in John 5:28, 29.