D. Fred Wilhelm
1942 - 2020
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D. Fred Wilhelm

D. Fred Wilhelm, born on June 28, 1942, in Columbus, Ohio, to Irma Faye Holt, age 23, and Frederick Harold Wilhelm, age 23, found peace after a long battle with cancer 5:13pm August 8th, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Judi Sowards-Wilhelm and his son Fred and Tina Wilhelm of Fairfield Twp, OH, his daughter Sheilo (Wendy) and Jim Crawford of Logan, OH, and step-son Donn and Jennifer Walden of Lewiston, Idaho. He served in the Marine Corps from 1961-65, and he was a proud Marine and fierce papa bear all the way to the end. He was a big supporter & wonderful dad to many exchange students with the Youth For Understanding program in Columbus, Ohio. Fred retired from National Electric Coil after being employed 31 years & also enjoyed coaching little league football in Whitehall in his spare time. He was a member of the American Legion in Waverly, Ohio. He adored his grandkids Christopher, Nate, Ethan and Josh Wilhelm, Jessica and Katelynn Snyder, and Addison and Nolan Walden. Great-grandchildren McKenzy, Tristin and Junior Yeary, and Payson Wilhelm. His family was there to help him through to the very end, with all of the love and support that he deserved. He is loved and will be missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mount Carmel Hospice or Multiple Myeloma Foundation. Rev. Timothy G. Wyman will conduct graveside services with military honors at 2pm Tuesday August 11, 2020 at Franklin Hills Memory Garden in Canal Winchester, OH. Arrangements by EVANS FUNERAL HOME 4171 E. Livingston Ave. www.evansfuneralhome.net

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Published in Chillicothe Gazette from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2020.
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