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Loretta Wermerskirchen Wikstrom, American artist. Recipient 2d place, honorable mention, National Nature and Wildfowl Show, 1987, honorable mention, Wyoming (Ohio) Public Arts Communications show, 1987, first place award, West End Art Fair, Toledo, Ohio, 2007.


Wikstrom, Loretta Wermerskirchen was born on March 2, 1938 in Willow River, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Jacob Joseph and Anna Bertha (Doege) Wermerskirchen.


Student, St. Paul School of Art, 1957. Student, University Minnesota, 1958. Student, Honolulu Academy of Art, 1966.

Student, Dayton Art Institute, 1987.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Sinclair College, 1985, Arts Venture, 1985, one-woman shows include Bevercreek Library., 1986, City of Englewood, 1986.


Volunteer artist Boy Scouts American, Charleston, South Carolina, Minnesota, 1967—1974. Volunteer artist, teacher Girl Scouts United States, O'Fallon, Illinois, 1975—1976. Volunteer art judge public elementary, junior and senior High School, Charleston, Mascoutah, Illinois, 1969—1978, Illinois State History Library., Belleville, 1979, Belbrook (Ohio) High School, 1988, 1989.

Member of Dayton Society Painters and Sculptors, Beavercreek Creative Artists Association (secretary since 1987, vice president 1988-1990), St. Louis Artists Guild, Gateway East Artists Guild, Minnesota Artists Association, Charleston Artists Guild, Guild South Carolina Artists.


Married Donovan Carl Wikstrom, August 16, 1958. Children: Bradley Donovan, Kendra Kay, Brock Karl.

Jacob Joseph Wermerskirchen

Anna Bertha (Doege) Wermerskirchen

Donovan Carl Wikstrom

Bradley Donovan Wikstrom

Kendra Kay Wikstrom

Brock Karl Wikstrom