Myrtle "Myrt" Wicklund
1930 - 2021
March 22, 1930
February 15, 2021

Myrtle 'Myrt' Wicklund

LA CRESCENT, Minn. -- Myrtle "Myrt" Wicklund, of La Crescent passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. She was born March 22, 1930, in La Crosse, to Emil and Myrtle (Overgard) Loeffler. She married Norlin Wicklund, June 11, 1960.

Myrt graduated from Central High School, Jan. 29, 1948. She worked for Gateway Transportation from 1948 to 1961, when she started a career as a loving mother and grandmother. Myrt returned to work at Stender Insurance Agency, for many years. She enjoyed bowling and was a life member of the La Crosse Women's 600 Bowling Club. Her greatest passion was following the activities and successes of her grandchildren.

Myrt is survived by her son, Todd and his sons, Sam and Jack of Aurora, Colo.; her daughter, Lisa Hunter of Liberty Lake, Wash., and her family, Melissa (Jake) Schneider of Madison, Wis., Katelyn (Joram) Smith of Shiloh, Ill., and Austin (Samantha) Hunter of Chesterton, Ind.; and great-grandchildren, Aunika and Koen Smith and Emerson Hunter. She is also survived by twin-sister, Marie Loeffler and sister, Mae (Don) Roberts of La Crosse; and nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.

Myrt was preceded in death by her husband; her son, Lon; her parents; sister, Sandra; brothers, Robert, LeRoy (Marianne), and Charles (Marian).

Private family entombment will take place in the Chapel of Devotion Mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, La Crosse. Online condolences may be given at

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Published by La Crosse Tribune on Feb. 17, 2021.
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Myrt was a special lady. Sending you our deepest sympathy
Gary and Marles Overgard
February 25, 2021
I was so sorry to hear of Myrt's passing. She was a lovely gal and I know she was deeply loved by her family. She and Marie and Mae were always so close. My deepest condolences to all of her family. May God bless you all.
Betty (Bush) Haas
February 23, 2021
God took in a beautiful person. I know she is there by his side now. Forever and ever Myrtle
Kevin Cardille
February 22, 2021
Very sorry to hear of Myrt's passing. Sympathy to her family.
Jane Tollefson
February 18, 2021
Very sorry to read of Myrts passing. Sympathy to the family.
Orville/Patt Guth
February 18, 2021
Our thoughts are with you at this time and would to send our heartfelt sympathy to Myrt's family .
Glen & Sue Larson
February 17, 2021
God’s blessings to your families as you grieve, and as you remember the good times.
Don and Diana Loeffler
February 16, 2021
Myrtle will be remembered by me having seen her walking, riding the bus, or with her sister. Most times I'd say they're names, I was often wrong. Made us all smile. My condolences
Linda Tikal Gasper
Linda Gasper
February 16, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Sorry for your loss.
Dennis & Carol Swedberg
February 16, 2021