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Thursday, December 17th, 2009
Cletus Wilker
Cletus B. Wilker, 88, of Coldwater, died Dec. 16, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born April 26, 1921, in Montezuma, to Joseph and Philamena Woelk Wilker. On Oct. 20, 1956, he married Clara Ann Reichert, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Joseph (Marie) Wilker, Coldwater; a sister, Mary Ann Dorsten, Dayton; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Wilker, Montezuma; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Ray and Sylvester Wilker; and two sisters, Edna Schunk and Ethel Klosterman.
He retired from the former New Idea plant in Coldwater and attended Holy Trinity Catholic Church and its Men's Holy Name Society, Coldwater. He was a life member of the Coldwater American Legion Post and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Coldwater, and a veteran of the U.S, Army serving during World War II.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Ron Wilker officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater, with military honors conducted by the American Legion and VFW.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to American Heart Association.
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