ERICA PAIGE WICKSTROM
Erica Paige Wickstrom, 24, of San Antonio, handed away on October 23, 2020.
Born in Laredo, Texas, on April 26, she was graduated from J. W. Nixon Excessive Faculty. She later graduated from Animal Care Officer Academy in San Antonio.
Pushed to make a optimistic affect on the world, she joined the Subject Division of the San Antonio Animal Care Companies to assist the protection and safety of animals. Being an Animal Care Officer (ACO) was greater than a job to her; this ACO workforce was her second household, particularly her two greatest pals, Kendall and Alexandra (Wifey).
Erica was enthusiastic about all animals, with a particular affinity for canine. She adopted her pit bulls, Wednesday and Roger, whom she beloved as her youngsters. Though she had no youngsters of her personal, her nephew, Jay Montzon, had her coronary heart and he or she beloved him as her personal son.
Equally essential, Erica was a self-starter. She had an affinity for tattoos and had set a objective to turn into a tattoo artist. She bought the required tools and had began tattooing on herself and different keen topics. Her personal arms have been adorned with sunflowers, honeycombs and honeybees. She additionally beloved consuming and was studying methods to cook dinner.
Spending time on the seaside and attending music live shows have been favourite pastimes of hers. She particularly loved heavy metallic bands, comparable to Slipknot. She might sing alongside to each lyric and beloved the energetic live performance expertise.
Erica appreciated life to the fullest and firmly believed in going with the stream of life moderately than letting life get you down. Her philosophy was to brush issues off and transfer ahead. Her carefree lifestyle gifted her with the power to seek out humor in every part, even when she was unceremoniously dropped into the tub by her two greatest pals whereas climbing by means of the toilet window after being locked out of her home. Her response was hysterical laughter. She remained clear minded and joyful in all circumstances.
Though she was younger, Erica was dedicated to serving others to the tip and had taken steps to take action early in life. She signed as much as have all her organs donated to these in want and, because of this, has now saved many lives.
Erica is survived by mother and father, Mary (Rafael) Treviño and Eric Wickstrom (Jennifer); siblings, Megan Hessler and Alexis Eads; nephew, Jay Montzon; niece, Marley Hazard Hessler; maternal grandmother, Janie Eads; greatest pals, Kendall and Alexandra (Wifey); pit bull youngsters, Wednesday and Roger; and quite a few aunts, uncles, and cousins.
The household expresses particular gratitude to the San Antonio College Hospital Trauma Workforce, particularly Erica’s two nurses, Laura and Tara, for his or her phenomenal care. They persistently went above and past in each their service and care.
Shorty, as she was affectionately known as by her mother, was a kind-hearted one that proudly stood her floor for her beliefs. She had the softest, sweetest soul and was concurrently fierce. All who have been lucky to know her will sorely miss her giving coronary heart, staunch assist, and humorous, loving, carefree lifestyle.
A memorial service might be held at Aguero Funeral Residence at 4402 E. Saunders St. on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Visitation might be held from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the household suggests donations to the Grand Companions Humane Society, a non-profit group that helps folks save, honor, and join with pets. Donations could also be made through their web site at grandcompanions.org.
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Preparations are beneath the path of Aguero Funeral Residence and Crematorium, 4402 E. Saunders St., Laredo, Texas 78041, 956-722-2000.