HOLDREGE - Norma Jean Wickham, 88, of Axtell, formerly of Arapahoe, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday at Wenburg Funeral Chapel in Arapahoe.
Private family services will be at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Arapahoe with Rev. Richard Moon officiating. Interment will follow at the Arapahoe Cemetery.
She was born May 14, 1932, to Frank Colburn and Alma Sophia Louise (Stagemeyer) Paxton.
She married Harold Dean Verbeck on March 18, 1951. They divorced in 1974.
She married Dr. Donald William Jones in 1976 in Holdrege 1976. He preceded her in death on July 14, 1982.
She married Eldon Earl Wickham on Aug. 24, 1983. He preceded her in death on July 20, 2009.
Survivors include her children, DeAnn Kae Nickel of Kearney and Richard Dean Verbeck of Omaha; four grandsons; and five great-grandchildren.
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Published by Kearney Hub on Feb. 18, 2021.