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Lawrence W. Wilke

July 15, 1939 ~ July 17, 2017 (age 78)

The Piano Brothers

Lawrence W. Wilke, age 78, of Palmyra, passed away on July 17, 2017 at his daughter’s home in Palmyra.

He was born on July 15, 1939 in Elgin, IL the son of the late Elmer and Lorraine (Krieg) Wilke.  Lawrence was united in marriage to Leola Perry on July 18, 1959 at Sacred Heart Church in North Fairhaven, MA.  Lawrence was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Palmyra, The Thomas Holcomb American Legion Post 304 in Palmyra, the African Violet Club, and the FFA.  Lawrence enjoyed square dancing and was a past Cub Scout Leader.  Lawrence is survived by his children Sharon (Rick) Martin and Kenneth (Janice) Wilke, five grandchildren; Joshua (Meg) Martin, Jacob Martin, Katie (Eric) Hulse, Kenney (Stephanie) Wilke, and Rachel Wilke and one sister Cathy Kahn.  Lawrence was preceded in death by his wife, Leola and sister, Karen Hertel.

Memorial Mass for Lawrence will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11:00AM at St. Mary Catholic Church 919 W. Main St Palmyra, WI.  Visitation will be from 9:00AM until the time of Mass on Saturday at church.

Those planning an expression of sympathy, please consider memorials in Lawrence’s name to The Thomas Holcomb American Legion Post 304 P.O. Box 173 Palmyra, WI  53156 or Rainbow Hospice Care 147 W. Rockwell St. Jefferson, WI  53549.                             


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Legion Thomas-Holcomb Post 304
P.O. Box 173, Palmyra WI 53156

Rainbow Hospice
147 W. Rockwell Street, Jefferson WI 53549



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
July 22, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
919 W. Main Street
Palmyra, WI 53156

Memorial Mass
Saturday
July 22, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
919 W. Main Street
Palmyra, WI 53156

Committal
Saturday
July 22, 2017

12:00 PM
St. Marys Catholic Cemetery
Hwy 106
Palmyra, WI 53156


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