Stanley E. “Stan” Pickett, age 87, of Argyle, WI, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at the New Glarus Home in New Glarus, WI. He was born April 12, 1935, in Woodford, WI the son of Bernard and Margaret (Mahlkuch) Pickett. Stan graduated from South Wayne High School. Following High School, he was drafted into the United States Army and enjoyed his time in the service traveling to Germany before his honorable discharge. He was united in marriage to Marian I. Huber on August 28, 1960, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Monroe. Stan was a hard worker, but always had time for playing too. He wore many hats as he worked at the GM Plant, Browntown Mill, South Wayne Mill, Modern Housing, Salesman’s Farms, and for Equity Livestock.
Stanley is survived by four children Linda Liphart and Michael (Traci) Pickett both of Monroe, Robert Pickett of Powell, TN, and SuAnn (Joe) Newingham, of Apple River, IL; nine grandchildren: Alan Liphart, Eric (Destini) Liphart, Adam (Jenel) Liphart, Shannon (Adam) Hawkinson, Ryan Pickett, James (Cailey) Pickett, Joshua (Janessa) Newingham, Cory (Jessica) Newingham, Casey (Casey) Newingham; nine great-grandchildren and one on the way in November; one brother: Gary (Joan) Pickett of Browntown, WI; four sisters: Deloris (Al) Hixon of Hayward, WI, Karen Nyman of Broadhead, WI, Joan (Robert) Lovelace of Woodford, WI, and Janet (Mike) Minder of Browntown, WI ; and one sister-in-law Delores Bechtolt of Monroe. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Marian in 2018, four brothers: Dean, Glenn, Frank, and Homer Pickett; and one sister Ruby.
Stanley was a member of Peace Church in Browntown and an active member of its council for many years. When Stanley wasn’t working, he could be found running the chains for the Black Hawk Warriors football games, crafting with wood, playing slow-pitch, baseball, throwing horseshoes and bowling. He was a member of the Monroe Moose Lodge and Woodford Fire Department. He was an avid fan of the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cub, Black Warriors, and Wiota Indians (Hometown Talent).
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 11:00 AM at Browntown Peace Church with Rev. Scott Cernek officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in rural Argyle. A visitation will be held on Monday, October 3, 2022, from 4:00 P.M until 8:00 P.M. at the church and from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM on October 4, 2022, at the church. The Erickson Funeral Home in Argyle is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.
For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Stanley’s name.