Wickersham, Elizabeth (Liz) Ann (Nee Pfander) of Cookeville, TN died suddenly at her home at the age of 60 on Friday, August 26, 2011. Liz was born in Carthage, MO on October 5, 1950. She is a 1968 graduate of Wauwatosa East High School. Liz was a member of Heavenly Host Lutheran Church and was later called as the Principal of Heavenly Host Lutheran School. She was a loving wife, daughter, mother, sister and grandmother. She devoted her life to her family, and her career to the students and teachers at Heavenly Host Lutheran School. Liz is survived by her husband, Bernard (Bernie) Wickersham of Cookeville, TN. She is also survived by her mother, Rebekah Pfander (nee Adams) of Muskego, WI. Liz was preceded in death by her father, Homer G. Pfander. She is further survived by her sons, Commander David Wickersham, USN, (Erin) of Norfolk, VA., Adam Wickersham (Suzanne) of Milwaukee, WI., and Steven Wickersham of Jackson Hole, WY. Liz is also survived by her sister Cynda Bice (Mike), Jeff Pfander (Brenda), The Reverend Timothy Pfander, and Todd Pfander. Liz loved her grandchildren Sawyer, Kelseigh, Otto and William, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 30th at Heavenly Host Lutheran Church in Cookeville, TN. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 2692, Cookeville, TN 38502. 1-877-465-6636.
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Oct. 2 to Oct. 5, 2011.