Paul A Wilges

Paul A Wilges

Birth
Wapakoneta, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
Death 14 Dec 2013 (aged 78)
Wapakoneta, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
Burial Buckland, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 121762780 · View Source
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Paul A. Wilges, 78, of Wapakoneta, died 10:50 a.m., Sat Dec. 14, 2013, at his residence following a sudden illness. He was born Dec. 31, 1934, in Wapakoneta, the son of Herman & Emma (Bishop) Wilges, who preceded him in death. On August 10, 1958, he married Marilyn W. Binkley, and she survives.

Other survivors include a son, Kevin Wilges, Wapakoneta, a daughter, Karen (Bill) Jacobs, Wapakoneta, 3 grandchildren, Bill Jacobs III, Brandon Schreiber and Jessica Jacobs, a brother, Richard Wilges, a sister, Donna Richardson, numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Robert, Herman Jr., Orval Dean, and Charles Wilges, and a sister Lucille Bitler.

Paul began his career with the Wapakoneta Fire Dept. in 1969 and he retired as a captain in 1991. He then became attendant of the Zink Farm Compost Facility in Wapakoneta, which he truly enjoyed. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Wapakoneta. His other memberships included the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie #691, and the American Legion Post #330, both of Wapakoneta. His hobbies included woodworking, word puzzles, having coffee in the morning at Marathon, but most especially spending time with his family.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wed. Dec. 18, 2013, at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, St. Rt. 501, Wapakoneta. Pastor Kimberly Pope-Seiberling officiating. Burial is to follow in the Buckland Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by the Wapakoneta V.F.W. Post #8445.



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  • Created by: Darlene
  • Added: 15 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 121762780
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul A Wilges (31 Dec 1934–14 Dec 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 121762780, citing Buckland Cemetery, Buckland, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Darlene (contributor 47203790) .