Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Leander Wicker of Pearl Lake (Marty) died Sunday at his home. He was 92. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pearl Lake. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10-11 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church, Pearl Lake. The Cold Spring Area Maennerchor will sing at 6 p.m. and parish prayers will be at 6:30 p.m. followed by a rosary the Knights of Columbus and Catholic Aid Association at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Leander was born at Pearl Lak to Pius and Eva (Schreiber) Wicker. He married Walburga Kunkel June 5, 1943, in Holy Cross Catholic Church, Pearl Lake. Leander currently owned and operated Wicker's Whispering Pines Resort. He retired from dairy farming and enjoyed, gardening, cooking, baking and visiting with friends and campers. He was a member of Holy Cross Parish, Knights of Columbus and Cold Spring Area Maennerchor. Leander was preceded in death by his wife Walburga; parents; grandson Shawn Wicker; one brother and two sisters. Leander is survived by children Richard P. (and Gladys) Wicker of Litchfield, Robert J. (and Kathy) Wicker of Cavalier, N.D., and Wanda L. Wicker of St. Augusta; grandchildren Shannon (and Bretta) Wicker of Rockville, Nicole (and Greg) Valley of St. Cloud, Mike Wicker of Glendale, Ariz., Stacy (and Tony) Peterson of Fargo, N.D.; great-grandchildren Kaitli Wicker, James Wicker, Elle Wicker, Ashley Valley, Logan Valley, Coleton Valley, Brandi Rose Valley and Lauren Peterson. Arrangements were made by the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring.