Obituary for Willis Schickram

Ponca City Now - July 26, 2022 4:50 pm

Willis Schickram

March 30, 1933 – July 23, 2022

Willis Charles Schickram, 89, of Ponca City, OK, left this life on July 23, 2022, at his home. Viewing will be from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Trout Funeral Home. A Graveside Ceremony will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave., Ponca City, OK 74601.

Willis was born on March 30, 1933, in Tulsa, OK, to Charles E. and Geraldine (Coe) Schickram. He worked as an engineer for Conoco, retiring after more than 40 years. Willis enjoyed square dancing, traveling and farming. Willis was a member of the First Christian Church and a 32 Degree Mason.

Willis is survived by his children, Warren Schickram of Ponca City, OK, Cynthia Schickram and Steve Roehl of Ponca City, OK, David Schickram of Elmore City, OK and Byron Lilly of Edmond, OK; son-in-law, Tony Evans of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Kenny Smith, Jeff Evans and his wife, Teresa, Bill Evans and his wife, Megan, Leri Evans, Dustin Schickram and his wife, Beth, Staci Wilhelm and her husband, Tommy, Kelli Schickram and fiancé, Matt Wittmer, Daysee Schickram, JJ Schickram, Courtney Melton, Carrisa Brown and her husband, Charles, Cameron Lilly, and 21 great-grandchildren. Willis was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Betty Jo, Jan and Norma; daughter, Patricia Evans, great-granddaughter, Kayleigh Schickram and sister, Jane Wiggins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 445 Fairview Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601, or the First Christian Church., 210 N 5th St, Ponca City, OK 74601.

Source: Trout Funeral Home