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John J. Wilke

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 9:04 am

John Wilke

John J. Wilke Jr., 69, of Moscow Mills, passed away on Sept. 6, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Wilke is survived by his wife, Ruth Wilke nee Schuette, of Moscow Mills, Mo., son, Jeff (Gina) Wilke, son, Jack Wilke (Lacy Roberts Eisenbath), daughter, Aimee (Donald) Bader, son, Kenny (Megan) Wilke, brother, Mel (Diane) Wilke, brother, Art (Cindy) Wilke, sister, MaryAnn (Mike) Hoelting, sister, Alice (Pat) Scarry, sister, Joanie Wilke, grandchildren, Danielle, Nick and Emma Wilke, Marissa and Sophia Wilke and Tyler Eisenbath, Rachel and Lydia Bader, Evalena and Tristen Wilke.

Mr. Wilke is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was predeceased by his father, John Wilke Sr., mother, Marie Wilke nee Schulte, brother, Fr. Jim Wilke.

Mr. Wilke enjoyed Cardinal baseball, hunting, and fishing with his grandson Nick. He never met a stranger. He loved working with wood and most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

He was inducted into the St. Charles County Dartball Hall of Fame.

Funeral services were held at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Flint Hill, Mo., on Saturday, September, 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment was held at the private family cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Theodore Building Fund or Masses in care of Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, Mo. 63385.