Martin W. Wilkens, 63

Martin W. Wilkens of Grafton went home to his Lord and Savior from Horizon Hospice on June 24, 2012, at the age of 63 after a courageous battle with lymphoma.

Martin was born in Port Washington on April 9, 1949, the son of Elmer and Esther (nee Schille) Wilkens. They preceded him in death. Martin was united in marriage to Audrey (nee Schaubs) on June 2, 1979.

Martin worked as an electrician for Meer Electric and was a member of the IBEW Local 494. Martin was a long- time member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Grafton. One of his favorite pastimes was doing jigsaw puzzles.

Martin is survived by his wife, Audrey; son, Daniel (Ashley) Wilkens; daughter, Amanda Wilkens; brother, Mark (Jean) Wilkens; and sisters, Cheryl (the Rev. Jonathan) Schultz and Ellyn Wilkens.

Further survived by other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 27, at 6 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Grafton. Interment will take place at St. Johnís Lutheran Cemetery, Newburg. Visitation was held at the church on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Memorials to Our Savior Lutheran Church are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory has served the family.