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Obituary for Jolene Ruth Wicks (Schlapkohl)

Jolene R. Wicks (Schlapkohl)
1947 – 2023

Jolene Wicks passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at the Estevan Regional Nursing Home at the age of 76 years. Jolene was born on January 19, 1947 to Alfred and Isabele Schlapkohl in Estevan, SK.

Jolene attended Forrest Glen School until grade 7, Scotsburn school for grade 8 then the Estevan Collegiate for grade 9. After her schooling she met the love of her life Stan Wicks and they married March of 1965 and had 3 daughters. Jolene was very proud of her daughters and their families. She will be sadly missed by all of them.

Over the years she worked at various jobs, two of them being 17 years at the Tasty Bakery and ending her career after 17 years at the Estevan Regional Nursing Home.

The care that Jolene received by her former coworkers and all the staff that she got to know in her short time there was outstanding. Thank you for all the care and compassion you gave to Jolene and our family.

Jolene is survived by her husband of 57 years Stan Wicks; 3 daughters, Bonnie (Rick) Vanderveen, Lori Carr (Bart Shaw) and Lynda (Neil) Chamney; grandchildren and their families, Megan Vanderveen, Laura (Danny) Kulyk (great grandchildren, Alizabeth and William) and Kali Kwitkoshi, Miranda (Jon) Forbes (great grandchildren, Bowen and Miles), Mercedes (Jay) Symons (great grandchildren, Jordyn, Holly and Luke), Wyatt Morstad, Mackenzie Hientz and Brookelyn Hientz (Josh Bill). Jolene will also be deeply missed by her 2 sisters, Lorraine ( Harvey) Haberstock and Sandra (Norman) Graham; brother-in-law Lee Dzuba; Stan’s siblings, Deloris Morman, Glen Wicks, Norman (Colleen) Wicks, Michelle Hoey and Edna Wicks as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

Jolene was predeceased by her parents, Alfred and Isabele Schlapkohl; Stan’s parents, Gordon and Laura Wicks; sisters, Marlene Renolds and Janet Dzuba; brothers-in-law, Mervin Wicks, Vernon Wicks and Clayton Morman and 2 sisters-in-law, Lois Wicks and Eva Wicks.

The Celebration of Life for Jolene was held on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Estevan, SK with Pastor Daniel Krauss officiating. The lunch reception was held at the Taylorton Room – Days Inn, Estevan, SK following the service. Interment will take place at a later date at the Forest Glen Cemetery.

A video recording of the Celebration of Life will be available for the next 90 days using this link: You may also watch the livestream by using this link:

In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to the New Estevan Regional Nursing Home, 1201 – 2nd St., Estevan, SK S4A 0M1 in memory of Jolene.

Hall Funeral Services in Estevan provided care to Jolene’s family – Yvonne Clark, Funeral Director.