On Saturday April 13, 2013, our precious baby boy Owen John Wick was peacefully called to Heaven. Although Owen John was taken all too soon, his short life provided a lifetime of love, inspiration and hope to his family and countless others. His legacy and strength will forever live on in the hearts of those whom he touched.
Owen John is preceded in death by his great-grandfathers, John R. Rettig, Russell P. Hamm Sr., and Eugene L. Wick; great-grandmothers, Virginia M. Curran, Ruth A. Hamm and Betty E. Wick; grandmother, Julie A. Wick; uncles, David E. Wick and Paul D. Rettig; and aunt, Allison R. Rettig.
Owen John is survived by his mommy and daddy, Hannah and Zachery Wick; big brothers, Julian and Ethan; great-grandparents, Carol A. Rettig and Philip E. (Kathy) Curran; papaws, Jim Rettig, Tim Wick, Dave Kouns and Jeff Oppenheimer; grandmas, Theresa Rettig, Joyce Wick and Brenda Hilscher; uncles, Josh (aunt, Kristin) Wick, and Mitch Hilscher; aunts, Erin “Nanny”(uncle, Tyler Worman) Rettig, Jennifer (uncle, Matt) Johnson, Kristy (uncle, Dale) Baker and Amanda Biagini; cousins, Corrina, Davina, Taylor, Case, Connor, Drew, Timmy, Avery, Jarret, Matthew, Brody and Brady “Bradzilla.”
Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Flanner and Buchanan. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Owen’s family would like to thank the family, friends and countless others who have supported them through this amazing and beautiful journey.
Memorial contributions may be made to Owen’s fund, supporting families of children born with congenital birth defects; or Riley Hospital for Children in Owen’s name, with envelopes available at the funeral home.
A tribute to Owen’s life may be viewed at www.flannerbuchanan.com, where condolences may be shared with his family.