Gail L. Wickham, 73 of Bloomington Ill. passed away at 5:05 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, Ill. Her funeral service will be 12 p.m. Tuesday at Wesley United Methodist Church, Bloomington. Rev. Vaughn Hoffman will officiate. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday at the Wesley United Methodist Church, Bloomington. Inurnment will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Funks Grove Cemetery, McLean, Ill.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Sound of Illinois chorus, Bloomington, Ill. or the Building Fund at Wesley United Methodist Church, Bloomington, Ill. Arrangements are being handled by Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington.
Gail was born April 8, 1940 in Ottawa, KS the daughter of Avery and Idyl Heinis Murray. She married Warren Wickham on May 27, 1962 in Hays, KS. He survives.
Also Surviving are one daughter, Kerry (Monty) Montfort, Frankfort, KY; two grandchildren Elayna and Noah Montfort, Frankfort, KY; and one sister Carol (Jerry) Smith, Cowgill, MO.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one infant son Kevin Wickham and one brother Richard Alan Murray.
Gail was an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Bloomington. She graduated from Fort Hays Kansas State University, Hays, KS with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She was a school nurse for the Bonner Springs School District, Bonner Springs, KS. Gail retired from Cargill Inc., Bloomington.
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