Charlotte Wicks, age 91 of Perry, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the Rowley Masonic Community in Perry, IA. A gathering of family friends will be on Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry. Burial will take place in the Violet Hill Cemetery. Memorials will be given to the Perry Public Library and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. 

Charlotte Faye Wicks was born on March 31, 1928 at Ogden, IA to Henry and Marie (Cook) Tingwald. She attended school at Ogden High School 3 years and then moved to Perry where she graduated from Perry High School with the class of 1947. She was united in marriage to Harold Wicks for 27 years. She worked at the Rowley Masonic Home and the Woodward Resource Center.

Until her eyesight failed, she loved to read. She enjoyed looking nice, having her hair and nails done and having a cold Coors Light.

In death she rejoins her parents Henry and Marie, brother Granville and sisters Martella Ely, Adele Carrel and Frances Hamman.

Left to cherish Charlotte’s memory are her daughters, Jill (Tim) Monroe, Murray, IA and Jane (Steve) Modlin, Dawson, IA, grandchildren, Tammy (Eddie) DeWolfe, Jason (Linh) Motsick, Adam and Zachary Modlin, Katie (Alan) Jensen and Aaron Monroe, great grandchildren, Lexi Jensen, Austin Jensen, Macey Monroe, Shyanne Monroe and Jaggar DeWolfe and a sister Rose Burton.

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