Wilhelm Reinhold Schick died Feb. 22, 2013, at the age of 85.
Mr. Schick was a resident of Coarsegold for six and a half years, formerly of Indiana for 56 years.
He was born in Essen, Germany in 1928.
Mr. Schick was a retired structural engineer.
He enjoyed time with his family, classical music, photography, playing piano, books, and a good cup of fresh coffee.
Mr. Schick was preceded in death by brother Heinrich Schick of Germany.
He is survived by wife of 60 years, Irmgard Schick; sons Bodo Schick and wife Kathleen of Indianapolis, Ind., and Michael Schick and wife Teresa of Columbus, Ohio; daughter Michele Schick-Schatzle and husband Ken Schatzle of Coarsegold; grandchildren Brian, Nikki, Melissa, Brad, Alexander, Erich, Kelsey, Daniel, David, Greg, Kelly, Sheila, and Natalie; great-grandchildren Kayley, Luke, Clayton, Nate, Jackson, Joshua, Amelia, Alexander II and Alyssa; and sibling Reinhold Schick of Memmingen, Germany.
A memorial service was held Feb. 26 at Palm Memorial Sierra Chapel in Oakhurst.
Remembrances may be made to Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church, 28420 Yosemite Spgs Pkwy Ste E, Coarsegold, CA 93614.