Margaret Wickert

Margaret L. Wickert, 85, of Quincy, formerly of Astoria, died at 10:45 p.m. Nov. 25, 2012, at Good Samaritan Home in Quincy.

She was born Feb. 18, 1927, in Astoria, a daughter of Jacob Edward and Julia Ann Hess Schisler. She married Hobart Scrogum on Nov. 18, 1945, in Astoria. He preceded her in death on April 3, 1989. She then married Leon Wickert on Jan. 10, 2007, in Lewistown. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2011.

She also was preceded in death by one son, Charles Scrogum; and one sister, Doris West.

Surviving are one daughter, Saundra (and Larry) Smith of Fairbanks, Alaska; one stepson, Stephen (and Marie) Wickert of Lewistown; two stepdaughters, Deborah (and John) Sandoval of Galesburg and Melanie (and John) Clark of Havana; three grandchildren; seven step grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; 14 step great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was a minister's wife. She also worked for Quincy Casket Company in Quincy and was owner/operator of H and M Hotel in Hull.

She was a member of Astoria Christian Church.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Larry Smith officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Summum Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch in Clarence, Mo.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/28/2012

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