Beikirch, Wilbur J.
Rochester: Passed Feb 18, 2014 at the age of 97. Wilbur served in the US Army during WWII and was a part of the D Day landing force on Omaha Beach where he received a field promotion to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. Wilbur was a retiree of Rochester Telephone and Ritter Corp. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and truly enjoyed the outdoors. Wilbur is predeceased by his wife Lillian Beikirch; wife Florence (Blythe) Beikirch; brothers Robert & Kenneth; daughter May (Blythe-Pimm); daughter-in- law Marleigh Beikirch; sons-in-law Thomas & William Blythe; & granddaughter Kelli Blythe. He is survived by his sons James (Nancy) & Richard Beikirch; daughter Florence (Alan) Kratz; family friend Matthew VanValkenburg; many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren & great-great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be THURSDAY from 4 - 7 PM at Miller Funeral & Cremation Services (3325 Winton Rd. S). Services will take place on FRIDAY 2 PM in The Interfaith Chapel at the Funeral Home. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Johns Nursing Home (150 Highland Ave., 14620) in Wilbur's memory. To leave a message of condolence, please visit:
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Feb. 19, 2014