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Lawrence Gale Wilda
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1935
Will County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 2008
Will County
Illinois, USA

Wilda, Lawrence G.

At 73. Peacefully Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born in Joliet, and a lifelong Joliet/Crest Hill area resident. A proud alumni of Joliet Catholic High School. A U.S. Army Veteran stationed in Germany. Formerly employed by Brinks Locking Systems, and Folger-Adams Company.

Preceded in death by his son, Donald L. Wilda (1965); his parents, Richard and Amanda (nee Kettwig) Wilda; one sister, Elaine Dearie; four brothers, Richard "Earl", Paul, Norbert, and Donald Wilda.

Survived by his loving wife, Carol (nee Walentiny) Wilda of Crest Hill; two sons, Peter (Catherine) Wilda of Joliet, and Norbert "Bert" Wilda of Crest Hill; two sisters, Ida Nelson and Josephine (late Donald) Kinzler; three brothers, Bernard (Marie), Raymond (late Ginny) and Ralph (Barbara) Wilda; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

A Memorial Service for Lawrence G. Wilda will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. As it was Lawrence's final request, his body has been donated for the advancement of medical research. Final inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name to the Joliet Lions Club or Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated. Visitation SATURDAY 1:00 p.m. until time of services at 4:00 p.m. at:


3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet

For information: (815) 741-5500
Family links: 
  Richard P Wilda (1890 - 1967)
  Amanda K. Kettwig Wilda (1895 - 1979)
  Donald L Wilda (1961 - 1965)*
  Richard Earl Wilda (1914 - 2006)*
  Paul Edward Wilda (1919 - 1969)*
  Bernard T Wilda (1924 - 2014)*
  Ida Mae Wilda Nelson (1928 - 2016)*
  Lawrence Gale Wilda (1935 - 2008)
*Calculated relationship
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Will County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 4 Site 202
Maintained by: Gene L.
Originally Created by: Paula Berry Nelson
Record added: Nov 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31677411
Lawrence Gale Wilda
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Lawrence Gale Wilda
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