Wilhelmina “Wilma” M. (Pichler) Cicero , 91 of Pittsburg formerly of
Frontenac died at 9:37 a.m. Monday November 7, 2011 at the Sunset
Manor Nursing Home in Frontenac.
She was born April 26, 1920 in Yale , KS the daughter of Charles
and Anna Frances (Rehak) Pichler. She grew up in Camp 50 and was a
1938 graduate of Frontenac High School .
Wilma married Joseph “Jack” Cicero on July 23, 1938 in Lamar ,
MO ; he preceded her in death on March 29, 2005.
She worked for several years for her mother’s restaurant Chicken
Wilma was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in
Frontenac, the Sacred Heart Altar Society and the Frontenac Eagles.
Survivors include her son Richard Cicero of Pittsburg ; a
granddaughter Renee Cicero a grandson Rick Cicero, 4 Great-
grandchildren Cody, Damian, Anna and Amanda Cicero. She was
preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter Joette Cadden,
a brother Carl Pichler, two sisters- Louella Lipoglav and Anna Irene
Pichler, sister-in-law Rosemary Pichler and a daughter-in-law Roberta
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Sacred
Heart Catholic Church in Frontenac with Father Thomas Stroot as
celebrant. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The
parish rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Friskel Funeral
Home in Frontenac where friends may call after noon on Thursday.
Condolences can be sent to www.friskelfuneralhome.com Memorial
contributions can be made to Harry Hynes Hospice. Memorials may be
brought by or mailed to the Friskel Funeral Home 230 E. McKay/P.O. Box
907 Frontenac, KS 66763.
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