Arlette “Artie” B. Wickert, age 81, of Mayville, WI; formerly of Milwaukee and Fox Lake, WI passed away Monday, January 25, 2021 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, WI.

She was born on May 23, 1939 in Milwaukee, WI; daughter of Emanuelle and Loretta (Koetters) Mueller.

On December 14, 1957, Artie married Ronald L. Wickert Sr. in Milwaukee. Together they raised their family in Milwaukee, later moving to Fox Lake in retirement. They enjoyed many years in Florida. Her husband Ron preceded her in death on October 21, 1998. Artie returned to Wisconsin to be near family in 2019.

She is survived by her children; Charles (Allison) Wickert, Ronald (Susan) Wickert and Geraldine (Lorenzo DeLeon) Wickert.

Seven grandchildren Keri (Carlos) Hernandez, Nicole (Jerry Martin) Gaspardo, Tara (Travis) Howard, Michael Wickert, Kelly Wickert, Kyle (Ashley Sevener) Wickert, and Samantha Gaspardo.

Fifteen great-grandchildren Ayana, Izaiah, Cristian, Alyana, Jayla, Kevlynn, Makayla, Riley, Charlee, Dani, Alexis, Tessa, Hudson, Ahdia, Amina and Sakara.

She will be greatly missed by nieces, nephews and many dear family and friends. Including her loving and caring friends, Victor and Erica (Kathy) Crespo.

Preceded in death by her loving daughter; Kathy grandchildren; Tina, Amy, Kevin and Aaron.

Artie was independent, quick witted and strong. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and babysitting many family and friends. Her favorite pastimes were cheering on her beloved Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers.

In Artie’s memory, please tell those closest to you how much you love them.

The family would like to extend a very special Thank You to the Agnesian Palliative Care Team for their loving care and support.

A private family service will be held *with masks required*

Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.



  1. My Dearest Auntie Arlene
    I so very much remember the days we used to go and visit you when we were little and spend time with you and uncle Ronnie and your kids our cousins I remember you always being so happy and loving
    God has taken a beautiful human being to watch over all of us
    I live you aunt Arlene I’m sorry I haven’t seen you fir many year but your warm memories are always in my heart I will miss you dearly say hi to uncle Ronnie
    Your beloved niece sue

  2. Haven’t seen you in along time, but thought of you often. Remember the fun family time as we grew up. Now you are at peace. Will miss you auntie arlette

  3. I loved my sister God gave her life and God took her to a better place

  4. God gives you life and when he is ready he takes you to a better place. I will always love you your sister Sherrie

  5. Thank you Lord for she is now in a better place. I her sister wish her well.

  6. Matchew still talks about his favorite times when you babysat him. Kim is saddened by the news but happy you babysat her too. Remember the chicken noodle soup with the golden egg. Their favorite. Love you dearly and miss the family. Audrey Wischer (Littlejohn)

  7. I loved my aunt dearly I was glad I was able to talk to her before she passed she was in great spirits and was happy to be back in Milwaukee with her family she will be missed a lot

  8. I only knew Artie for 16 years but we shared a lifetime of memories together, she was greatly missed when she returned home to be with her family but only a couple of days went by & we would chatting. I know longer have that opportunity but I know, one day we will meet again & catch up. Rest in peace my dear friend & save a spot for Victor & I. Until we meet again my plan is for me to stay in contact with your family, your spirit will never leave us. You were more than a friend to us, you were like family !

  9. Wickert family, we are saddened by this news. Our family grew up right behind you in the 70’s. Such fond memories of you fun neighbors. Prayers for peace and comfort to all of you. Dailey-Hill family

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