Donald Wicklacz, age 83, of Cedar died February 27, 2016 at his daughters home in Cape Coral, Florida. The funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM Saturday, March 5th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Pastor Bill Helker officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. A luncheon will follow the service at our reception room. Private interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Donald “Don” Wicklacz, age 83, of Cedar was born on February 22, 1933 in St. Paul, MN. He passed away unexpectedly on February 27, 2016 at his daughter’s home in Cape Coral, FL.
Don is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Marjorie; children Allyn (Myra) Wicklacz, Roxanne Wicklacz, and Tammy (Darryl) Hammann; grandchildren Jamie, Corey, Shelby, Sydney Wicklacz; and extended family and many friends who will miss him dearly.
Don grew up in Isanti with humble beginnings and graduated from Cambridge high school. After high school Don served in the Navy and then graduated from Minnesota School of Business. Don met Marjorie at Pine Camp dance hall in 1956 and they were married soon after. Don raised his family in Columbia Heights, MN and he and his wife started Ace Chemical Products in the late 70’s. The company grew over the years and was very successful; they managed it together through their retirement in 1996. He lived in Cedar, MN the last 24 years. Don loved gardening, fishing, going south for the winter, playing Texas Hold Um, going to garage sales, and spending time with his family and friends. Don enjoyed life to the fullest and will be greatly missed by all.