Jerome J. Wickert, age 52, of Rochester, died Monday, June 3, 2019, in an automobile accident in Rochester.

Jerome Jeffrey Wickert was born Aug. 20, 1966, to Duane and Constance (Laabs) Wickert in Rochester. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1985. After graduation, he worked at Bonanza and Embers restaurant. He worked for K & S Heating and Air. He worked for the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local #10. On Aug. 22, 1992, he married Linda Greening in Rochester. He enjoyed camping, hunting, sports and fishing.

Jerome is survived by his wife, Linda, of Rochester; four daughters, Tiffany Finley, Paige Wickert, Hope Wickert and Autumn Wickert, all of Rochester; his parents, Duane and Connie Wickert of Rochester; his brothers and sisters, Sam (Sue) Sletten of Blaine, Lori Withem of Mantorville, Lisa (LeRoy) Spearman of Byron, Jeffrey Wickert of Stewartville, and Jodi (Allan) Martin of Fairmont; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Pax Christi Catholic Church, 4135 18th Ave. NW, Rochester, with Father Will Thompson officiating. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, and one hour prior to service Saturday at the church. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family.

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