|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1912|
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 1993|
The Wellinton Leader July 1, 1993
Wendell B. Wilks, 80, of San Clemente, CA died Monday, June 21, 1993. Graveside services were conducted Friday, June 25 in San Clemente. He was born at Arlie in 1912 to Mr. and Mrs. Merit Wilks.
Wilks attended school at Dodsonville. While he was in school he worked at the following drug stores in Wellingon as a soda jerk and car hop; Joe Hardy's, Arthur Cochran's, Tom Benge and Morrow Drug. He graduated from Wellington High School. During World War II he worked on the upper regions of the Alcan Highway in Canada and Alaska. He also worked in the Aleutian Islands and Hawaii during this time. In 1939 he married Alice Price in California. Wilks retired in 1981.
He is survived by his wife and four children, Don Wilks of San Clemente; Janie Wilks, Hemit, CA; Mary Maynard, Dana Point and Roberta Schwartz, Danville; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and three sisters, Pauline Masten and Louise Armstong of Wellington and Alice Moore of Carthage. A brother, Don Wilks preceded him in death.
Merit Irving Wilks (1886 - 1966)
Gertrude O Wilks (1888 - 1968)
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