Wilton A. Kirchner, 91|
Jan. 12, 1924 -- Sept. 14, 2015
Wilton A. Kirchner, 91, formerly of Kewaskum, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, at Hope Health and Rehabilitation in Lomira.
Wilton was born Jan. 12, 1924, the son of the late Oscar and Alma (Ramel) Kirchner. On Oct. 16, 1948, he was united in marriage to Patricia Wagner at St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum. Patricia preceded Wilton in death on Feb. 13, 2003.
Wilton was a member of St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kewaskum. He enjoyed flying model airplanes and going to polka dances. Wilton grew up on the family farm and later bought his own farm in Kewaskum.
Those Wilton leaves behind to cherish his memory include his son, Roger (Patti) Kirchner of Lomira; a granddaughter, Michelle (Stephen) Kraus of Fond du Lac; a great-grandson, Avery Kraus; a brother, Elton (Beverly) Kirchner of Kewaskum; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his wife and parents, Wilton was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin (Lila) Kirchner and Orin (Lorinda) Kirchner; two sisters, Arline (Leonard) Brown and LaVerne (Roman) Laubenstein; and a great-grandson, Samuel Kraus.
Funeral services for Wilton will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, at Kietzer-Miller Funeral Home in Lomira.
Wilton’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home Thursday from 1 p.m. until the time of service. The Rev. Timothy Henning will officiate and burial will follow at Lutheran Memorial Park in Kewaskum.
Additional information and guest book can be found at www.millermartinfh.com.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Hope Health and Rehabilitation and Agnesian Hospice for the care provided to Wilton, and a special “thank you” to Sandi Miller.