Obituary for Lois Zelia Wickham

Lois Zelia Wickham

Birth Date: Aug. 8th, 1930
Date Passed: Aug. 1st, 2018


Lois Zelia Wickham of Ravenna, MI died August 1, 2018 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her loving family. Lois was born on August 8, 1930 in Fremont, MI to the late Clarence and Myrtle A. (Gossen) Cobb. She married Franklin T. Wickham on July 10, 1951 in Muskegon, Michigan. Lois is survived by her husband of 67 years. Franklin T. Wickham of Ravenna. 1 Son: Mark A. Wickham of Ravenna. 6 Daughters: Mary Lynn (Anthony) Arbanas of Grand Rapids, Sally (Arthur) VanDyke of Missouri, Linda (Randal) Franks of Grand Rapids, Andrea (John) Baker of Lakeview, Cecilia Omlor of Ravenna and Melody (Thomas) Wagner of Muskegon. 16 Grandchildren and 41 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild. 1 Brother: Frank Cobb of California. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents: Great Grandson: Alex Buentello, Sister: Florence, 4 Brothers; George, Jim. Clarence Jr. and Loren. Son in-law: Alan McNitt Funeral Services for Lois will be conducted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:00am at the First Reformed Church with Pastor Steve VanderWoude and Pastor Don VanSlyke officiating. Burial will be in Ravenna Township Cemetery. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends. Memorials may be directed to: Hospice of Michigan. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


4:00pm to 8:00pm on
Aug. 6th, 2018 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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11:00am on Aug. 7th, 2018 at First Reformed Church
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2:00pm on Aug. 7th, 2018 at
Ravenna Township Cemetery
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