Daniel "Danny" WickellApril 17th, 2021
Daniel "Danny" Gordon Wickell, age 81, of Chicago, Ill., passed away Monday, April 12, 2021. He was born June 29, 1939, in Fulton, the son of Henry Huston and Mina Clifton Wickell. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara Christina Key Wickell for 60 wonderful years. Devoted father of Cynthia Lynne (James) Gilmer, Daniel Key (Lisa) Wickell, Julie Christine Wickell. Cherished grandfather to Brittany Erin (Tom) Korth, Joshua James Gilmer, Alexander Key (Erin) Wickell, Christopher Henry (Clariza) Wickell, Jacob Key Mitchell and Arielle Christine Mitchell. Loving great-grandfather to Bo Thomas and Cruz James Korth, and Addison Grace, Sienna Brave, and Elijah Key Wickell. Loving son of the late Henry and Mina Wickell. Danny's loss will be deeply felt by his brother, Robert C. "Bob" Wickell; sisters, Lola J. (Jan) Herring, Virginia D. Simmons (Paul Carver); and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his oldest sister, June W. and her husband Maurice "Rip" Russell and a sister-in-law, Barbara M. Wickell. Donations in Daniel's name can be made to The Branch Community Church, 6125 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, IL 60630. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, funeral services will be held privately. A joint memorial service for Danny and Barbara, who passed away May 9, 2020, will take place Saturday, July 3, at The Branch Community Church. Friends are invited to share condolences to Daniel's memorial at www.smithcorcoran.com. Please call 773-736-3833 for more information.