Donald L. Wickham

Aug. 1, 2017

Donald L. Wickham (BS CIV EGR ’49), Alpena, died July 20, 2017. He was 90.

He was born June 10, 1927, in Rust Township of Montmorency County, Michigan, the son of the late Gordon and Georgina (Connor) Wickham.

Donald graduated from Hillman High School and attended University of Illinois. He then served in the U.S. Army for 2 ½ years during the end of World War II in Belgium and Germany. After coming back from Germany, he attended Michigan State University and graduated with a degree in civil engineering in 1949.

He was employed by the Michigan Department of Transportation for 35 years. He became a registered Professional Civil Engineer in 1955. After retirement in 1984, he worked part time for 15 years for FEMA on disaster evaluation.

Memorial services were conducted on July 31 at Deepdale Memorial Gardens, Lansing.

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