Howard W. Wolfgram
June 21, 1925 — Dec. 11, 2017
Howard W. Wolfgram of Waukesha died Monday, December 11, 2017, at LindenGrove of Waukesha at the age of 92. He was born in Waukesha on June 21, 1925, the son of William and Mabel (nee Rupp) Wolfgram. He was a 1943 graduate of Waukesha High School. Howard proudly served his country in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII. On July 15, 1950, he married Shirley Clark at St. Mary Catholic Church, where they have been longtime members. He worked for Waukesha Foundry for 43 years until his retirement. In retirement, Howard and Shirley enjoyed taking their motor home around the country and wintering in Venice, Florida. Family was very important to Howard, and he especially cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will always be remembered for his smile, as an excellent role model and as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Howard will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 67 years, Shirley Wolfgram of Waukesha, and their children Mark (Lynn) Wolfgram of Sarasota, Fla., Paula (John) Wilkie of Waukesha and James Wolfgram of Waukesha; his grandchildren Caeli (Alberto) De La Rosa, Samuel (Christine) Wolfgram, Benjamin (Renee) Wolfgram, Zachary Wolfgram, Shannon (Jon) Butler, Bryan Wilkie, Carly Wilkie, Sharon England, Sarah Wolfgram and Michael Wolfgram; and his great-grandchildren Aleena De La Rosa, Natalie Butler, Dylan Wolfgram, Connor Butler, Geneva Wolfgram and Parker England. He is further survived by his sister Dorothy Pierson of Waukesha and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Evelyn Egan and brother William Wolfgram.
Visitation will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186, on Friday December 15, from 4 p.m. until the time of the 6 p.m. funeral Mass. Private burial with full military honors will be held on Saturday at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Service is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit us online at www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.