Steven Lynn Pickett, age 68 of Wausau, died on Friday, October 9, 2020 at Benedictine Living Community, Wausau.
He was born on June 29, 1952, in Racine, WI, son of the late Ray and Betty (Olson) Pickett. He attended the Wausau Area School District, and went on to work for Marathon Electric for many years, retiring in 2014.
Steve was an avid Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers fan, and treasured the times he attended their games. He always looked forward to holidays and other events where he could spend time with family, never missing a family reunion. He enjoyed long drives with his fishing pole, seeking out the best trout streams. He will be remembered fondly by family and friends as a free spirit with a big heart.
Survivors include his brother, Dennis (Dianne) Pickett; two sisters, Lois (Tom Farrar) Pickett, and Peggy Bogen, all of Wausau; nieces and nephews, Kristine (Chris) Bell, Jeremy (Jennifer) Pickett, Kelly Pickett, and Clintt (Diane) Bogan; great nieces and nephews, Bryce (Nicole) and Blake Bell, Jaeger, Jadyn and Jace Pickett, Ariel Bogan, and Devin and Daesea Farrar; great-great nieces, Ellieanna and Aubree Bell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Pickett, nephew, William (Farrar) Pickett, and brother-in-law, Patrick Bogan.
There will be no service held at this time. To leave condolences for his family, please visit helke.com.
Helke Funeral Home, Wausau is assisting the family with arrangements.
The family would like to thank the staff of Benedictine Living Community for keeping his spirits up during his time there over the last month, and for the care and compassion shown to Steve’s family.