Gary O. Wicklund, 66, Brainerd, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000, at his home.
He was born July 14, 1933, in Brainerd to Oliver and Rachel (Wickham) Wicklund. He graduated from Brainerd High School in 1951 and served in the Army in the Korean War from July 1954 to June 1956. He was a 46-year member of Plumbers, Pipe Fitters and Sprinkle Fitters Local No. 126 and worked as a pipe fitter in construction for many years until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Brainerd, American Legion Post No. 255, the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association and the National Rifle Association.
Survivors include three sons, Todd Wicklund, Brainerd, Gregory Wicklund, Cleburne, Texas, and Erick Wicklund, El Reno, Okla.; and five grandchildren.
His parents and a sister, Phyllis, died earlier.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Seventh Day Adventist Church of Brainerd with Pastor Robert Brauer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens of Brainerd.
Friends may call at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home of Brainerd from 5-7 p.m. Sunday and at the church an hour before services Monday.
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