THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
William R. Pickett
Issue Date: January 6, 2022
William Ronald "Bill" Pickett, 82, of Wausaukee, passed away Friday, December 31, 2021 with his family by his side.
He was born to the late Walter and Nan Pickett on March 23, 1939. He graduated from Casco High School in 1956. After School he joined the United States Army. Bill married Katie Strnad on October 12, 1957. He started working as a Mechanical Engineer, until 1976, when Bill started Ranger City Distributors. He owned and operated his business for over 35 years.
Bill's favorite pass times were hunting, fishing, spending time at his cottage, playing cards, pool and golf with his family members. Bill was a man of deep faith, who touched many people around him, he was a member of St. Augustine's Parish of Wausaukee and later St. Mary's Catholic Church in Crivitz.
He is survived by his six children, Debbie (Steve) Mommaerts, Dan (JoAnn) Pickett, Jerome (Tina) Pickett, James (Sherie) Pickett, Jayne Pickett and Annie (Dan) Lockwood; thirteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Tom (Cindy) and Mike (Kathy) Pickett and one sister, Faye Binder and many nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Katie.
The family would like to thank The Cottages Memory Care of Oconto Falls and the staff at Heartland Hospice for their loving attentive care for our Dad.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor https://littlesistersofthepoor.org/ or Sisters for Life https://sistersoflife.org/where-we-are/new-york/
The family will greet relatives and friends at the Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz on Thursday, January 6th from 4-7PM. The visitation will continue at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Crivitz on Friday, January 7th from 9-11AM. The funeral service will be at 11AM with Military Rites to follow. Bill will be laid to rest at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Crivitz following Mass.