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Richard R. Wilton

June 10, 1936 ~ March 29, 2018 (age 81)

Richard R. Wilton  went home to the Lord on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the age of 81. Richard was born in Eagle, WI on June 10, 1936 the son of the late George and Viola (Froemming) Wilton. He was a veteran of the United States Army and worked for many years for Milwaukee County doing road maintenance.  Richard married Carol Sokolowski on August 8, 1959 and was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Allis. 

Brother of Hazel (Terry) Connors, Donald Wilton, and Ethel (Robert) Rewald. Dear uncle of Christine, Debra, Terri, Debbie, Kristen, Steve, David, and Donald.  Brother-in-law of Dennis “Tony” (Lynette) Sokolowski and Kathleen Reichart.  Richard is further survived by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Carol in 2013.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 4, from 9AM until service at 11AM, at ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 7821 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis. Burial will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Eagle, WI at 2:30PM (please meet at the cemetery).  

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul's Lutheran Church appreciated. The family would like to thank Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa for their care and compassion.

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