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Loren Reik "Lonnie" Wilfong
Birth: Nov. 2, 1917
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2002
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA

Jazz Musician. A trumpet plaer, he was the music arrangerfor notables such as Count Basie, Jimmie Lunceford, Eddie Fisher and Steve Lawrence. He performed and recorded with legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt who he met while in Paris with the Air Transport Command during WW2. He was arranger and librarian for the United States Army Band and retired as a Sergeant Major in 1975. (bio by: shirley olson) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Chester Wilfong (1883 - 1966)
  Ethel May Depaul Wilfong (1882 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Alba Leta Tart Wilfong (1916 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  James C Wilfong (1909 - 1987)*
  John Stewart Wilfong (1911 - 1992)*
  Eleanor Elizabeth Wilfong Lopez (1916 - 2004)*
  Loren Reik Wilfong (1917 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Raleigh Memorial Park
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: shirley olson
Record added: Dec 13, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7009660
Loren Reik Lonnie Wilfong
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Loren Reik Lonnie Wilfong
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