Thomas Howard Wilber

Thomas Howard Wilber, age 70, of Ripon, WI, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at his home with family by his side.

Thomas was born April 7, 1945, in New York, NY, the son of James and Beatrice (Wolske) Wilber. He graduated from Neenah High School in 1964. In 1967, Thomas married Bonnie Bell in Appleton. He worked as a machinist at Mercury Marine. Thomas was a member of the Ripon Congregation of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was also a member of IAM Local Lodge 1947. Thomas loved Saab automobiles and enjoyed working on them. He also enjoyed woodworking and being his family’s handyman.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Wilber of Ripon, WI; three children, Julie Wilber of Appleton, WI, Heather (Oleg) Shtykin of Kenosha, WI and Benjamin Wilber of Kenosha, WI; two grandchildren, Roman and Vincent Shtykin both of Kenosha, WI; brother, Alan (Mona) Wilber of Green Bay, WI; aunt, Marian Wilke of Appleton and many cousins. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation for Thomas will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016, from 2 – 3:00 pm at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Hwy 23 West and Forest Ridge Rd., Green Lake, WI 54941.

Memorial Service for Thomas will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016, at 3:00 pm at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Green Lake. Emmanuel Teye will officiate. A memorial is being established in his name.

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