October 10, 1953 - August 24, 2016
Wendy Sue Rickman age 62 died on August 24, 2016 at the VA North Texas Hopsital. Wendy was born on October 10, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York to Elmore and Maxine Rickman. She grew up there and after high school pursued her passion of becoming a nurse. She graduated Nursing school in 1977. She immediately began work at the Brooklyn VA hospital. She worked ther until 1985 when she proudly joined the Air Force. She received a Master’s Degree in counseling from Midwestern State University while on active duty, After her service as a captain in the Air Force she moved from Wichita Falls to Dallas in 1990. Wendy was currently still practicing as an RN and psychotherapist. She has helped many people in her private practive and through her Road to Recovery outpatient practice. She was passionate about her work helping others.
She presently resided in Garland Texas with Martin Trevino. She is also survived by her nephews Jeremy Rickman and Ethan Rickman whom she loved as sons. Also her sisters in law Suzanne Gray and Joni Ellis. She is preceded in death by her brothers Robert Rickman and Bruce Ellis.
Wendy was a spiritual woman with strong relationship with God. This was evident in everything she did. She is deeply loved by many. If you would like to attend her viewing it will be Saturday August 27, 2016 at 5:00 P.M and Funeral Service at 6:00 P.M. at Aria Cremation Service, 10116 E Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75238.
Burial with Military Honors,
Will be at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery,2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211
on August 30, 2016 at 10:30 am
In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to the ASPCA. Everyone who knew Wendy knew she loved to help people and definitely animals!
Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. NW Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238
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