Dora J. Wickham, 85, of Brainerd died on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Edgewood Vista in Brainerd. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome to gather Friday, May 17 from 5-7 p.m. at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Baxter.
Dora was born on September 11, 1933 in Stewart, MN to John and Helene (Kaping) Hedlund. As a young child Dora’s family moved from Stewart to the South Long Lake Area; where she grew up. She was united in marriage to Ray Wickham on July 10, 1951 in Brainerd. Dora worked at various businesses in the Brainerd Lakes Area. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, picking Agates, crafts and making Agate jewelry. Dora will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Dora is survived by her children, Dennis (Denise) of Brainerd, Barry (Peggy) of Merrifield, Rita (Scott) of DeWitt, IA, Jeff (Dianne) of Brainerd; sister, Carol Soderman; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ray; brother, Richard; and sisters, Mary, Dorothy, Alice, and Janet.