Obituary for William R. Pickett

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William R. Pickett "Bill", 73, passed away unexpectedly with family by his side on Monday, March 12, 2018. He was born in La Crosse to William and Doris Pickett on July 31, 1944. He married Carolyn Koval on October 23, 1965 in Ashland, WI. Together they were blessed with two children. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Pickett of 52 years; son, William (Debbie) Pickett of La Crosse; daughter, Cheri Pickett of Onalaska; sister, June (Steve) Brandes of La Crescent, MN.; sister-in-law, Mary Pickett of La Crosse; grandson, William (Miranda) Pickett of Sauk City, WI.; granddaughter, Jerrika (Jeffrey) Hellerud of La Crosse; five great grandchildren, Lucy, Grace, William, Faith, and Layne; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Leonard; and a great granddaughter, Hope.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 809 Gillette Street, La Crosse. Pastor Leonard Wells will officiate and burial will be in Green Mound Cemetery, rural Holmen. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the funeral home from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a Masonic Service at 6:30 p.m., and again on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.
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