Appleton Post Crescent
April 22, 2010 - contributed by Jonathan K. Wilber
Wilber, Marion B.
Marion "Bernard" Wilber, 77, of Appleton, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Manor Care. He was born on April 5, 1933, the son of the late Franklin and Alta (Sturm) Wilber. Bernard served his country in the U.S. Army from 1951-1954. On August 6, 1955, he married Doris Free at St. Joseph of the Lake in Suring. Bernard was employed for over 40 years at Foremost Foods. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
Bernard is survived by his wife: Doris Wilber; children: Gary (Jackie) Wilber, LuAnn (friend Dave) Schmitt, Ruth (Mitch) Nelson, Joan (Armand) Roy, Lois (Scott Seymour) Landgraf, Lori (Derrick) Tribble and Andrea Wilber; 15 grandchildren: Christian and Noah Wilber; Michael Schmitt, Andy (Katrina) Schmitt and Emily (fiance Shane Schaefer) Schmitt; Kevin and Dan Nelson; Amanda Downtain and Spencer Lucy; Savannah (fiance Shawn Bordeaux) Seymour, Benjamin and Jessica Landgraf; Nicholas and Emma Tribble; Samantha Schroeder; three great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: George Wilber, Beulah (Verlyn) Spreeman, Maynard Wilber, Roger (Darlene) Wilber and Beverly Wilber; brother-in-law, Laroy Miller; sisters-in-law: Luretta, Sylvia and Carla Wilber and Charlotte Christensen. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Bernard was preceded in death by his four brothers: Dave, Gene, Earl and Franklin Wilber; his sister, Barbara Miller and sister-in-law, Marcella Wilber.
The funeral service for Marion will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2010, at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL with Deacon Gib Schmidt officiating. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery. A time of visitation and support will be held on Friday from 5 p.m. until the time of service.
Wichmann Funeral Home
3212 S. Oneida Street