Carolyn M. Wickey, 71, of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020, at home with her family by her side. She was born October 14, 1949, in Winter Haven, Florida to Stuart and Louise (May) Stowell. She was married October 1, 1967, at Locust Grove Mennonite Church to John W. Wickey, son of Joe R. and Rachel B. (Schwartz) Wickey.
She was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1967 and had been employed by Bell Telephone, McLaughlin and Miller, City of Sturgis and Abbott Laboratories throughout her life. She was currently a member of Grace Sturgis Church, and she has taught Sunday school for over 30 years at several local churches. She was noble, classy, steadfast and kind. She loved the Lord and worshipped with all her heart. She loved her family well.
She is survived by her mother of Florida; her husband; three sons, Travis (Katya) Wickey; Spencer (Amanda) Wickey; and Justin (Becca) Wickey, all of Sturgis, Michigan; eight grandchildren, Jessica and Jennifer Wickey; Aaron and Mikayla Wickey; and Anna and Matthew, Madeline and Gift Wickey; brother, Frank Stowell of Florida; sister, Linda Stepien of Elkhart; and half-sister, Roxanna Southwell of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her father; son, Keith Wickey in 1974; brother, Ron Stowell; and sister, Angela Buchannan.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 6 from 4-8 p.m. at Grace Sturgis Church, 300 Timothy, Sturgis, MI 49091. Funeral service will be Thursday, January 7 at 1:30 p.m. at the church. Officiating will be Rev. Luke Eicher. The visitation and services will be closed-casket to respect her wishes.
Livestream options will be available under the title “Carol Wickey Funeral” via the Grace Sturgis app, YouTube (search Grace Sturgis) and Boxcast (www.gracesturgis.com). Burial and graveside services will be at Prairie River Cemetery.
Due to the risk of COVID-19, no meal will be served.
Arrangements provided by Rosenberg Funeral Home in Sturgis, Michigan.