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Obituaries

Obituaries

Esther Kathryn Wickenden 1930 - 2006

Private services for Esther Kathryn Wickenden, 75, Lawrence, will be at a later date.Mrs. Wickenden died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 18, 1930, in Foreston, Minn., the daughter of David and Lenora Meyer Sandquist.She graduated from St. Cloud Teachers College in St. Cloud, Minn. She was a teacher in Minnesota and Denver and retired in 1970.After moving to Lawrence in 1976, she was a volunteer at the Kansas University Museum of Anthropology at Spooner Hall, where she cataloged and maintained American Indian artifacts.She married James D. Wickenden on March 16, 1957, in Denver. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Karin Sherry, Centennial, Colo., and Lisa Charles, Arlington, Mass.; a brother, John Sandquist, Redwing, Minn.; a sister, Elizabeth Brown, Las Vegas; and two grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Assn., sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Wickenden.