Ernest J. Pickart, Jr.
Ernest J. Pickart, Jr., 63, of
July 1, 2018 at Hospice Home of Hope. He was born July 12, 1954 in
Ernest J. and Marcella (Faul) Pickart. He was a graduate of New Holstein High
School Class of 1972. Ernie met his future wife, Molly Ann Schindelholz, in the
spring of 1977 at Hollywood Resort. They married on August 10, 1984 and had
over 41 wonderful years together. He worked from 1972 – 1988 at Gilson’s/Lawn
Boy and from 1989 until his retirement in 2012 at Giddings & Lewis. Ernie
was a member of Ducks Unlimited, Winnebago Land Musky Club, Wings Over
Wisconsin, Somo Area ATV Club, and National Wild Turkey Federation. He enjoyed
hunting at his cabin in Tomahawk, which he shared with his friends Jerry, Bob,
Howard, Dennis, and Neal. He also loved musky fishing in
Universal Studios in
movies, watching the news, and family get-togethers.
He is survived by
his wife, Molly; two children, Maggie (Jake) Mueller and Thomas (Rebecca)
Pickart, all of Fond du Lac; four sisters, Carol (David) Hochrein of Appleton,
Rosemary Lisowski of Milwaukee, Mary Ann (Norman) Buckmaster of Phelps, and
Audrey (Dan) Ugent of Mesa, AZ; in laws, Joseph (Connie) Schindelholz of Burke,
VA, Thomas (Gail) Schindelholz, Martin Schindelholz, and Martha Schneider, all
of Fond du Lac; nieces, nephews, and other relatives. He was preceded in death
by his parents; step father, Alois “Dickie” Thome; father and mother-in-law,
Joseph and Primrose Schindelholz; and brother-in-law, Randy Schneider.
will be held Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral
Home. The memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at
Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. Cremation has taken place.
The family extends
a special thank you to Dr. Robert Grass, Dr. Jon Moen, and Dr. Michael Jones,
the 4th and 5th Floor nurses at St. Agnes Hospital, staff of Agnesian Home
Health, especially Jessica Fischer, nurses with Agnesian Hospice Home care,
especially Larry Roxbury, and the staff, nurses, and volunteers at Hospice Home
of Hope during his stay there, for the compassion and care given to Ernie and
tribute wall may be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.