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Wendell E. Wilkins

October 24, 1921 December 15, 2016
Wendell E. Wilkins
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Obituary for Wendell E. Wilkins

Wendell E. Wilkins, 95, lifetime area resident, born October 24, 1921, passed away at home December 15, 2016. Wendell graduated from Grand Ledge High School, Class of 1939, attended Michigan State Agricultural College, and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a retired farmer and retired employee with 36 years for Clark Construction Co. of Lansing. Wendell was a former mayor and councilman for the City of Grand Ledge; lifetime member of Grand Ledge Masonic Lodge #179; member of the Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church, and member of Cole-Briggs American Legion Post 48.

Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Jean, son Mark (Sandy) Wilkins, Linda (Rick) Olsen; five grandchildren: Nicole (Josh) Charter, Amy Wilkins, Adam (Hiram) Wilkins, Meredith Olsen, and Jonathan Olsen; three great grandchildren: Celia, Bailey, and Madison.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church, 411 Harrison St., with Military Honors to follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge. Visitation will be held Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Monday

19

Dec

2:00 PM 12/19/2016 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/19/2016 4:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Visitation

Monday

19

Dec

6:00 PM 12/19/2016 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/19/2016 8:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Tuesday

20

Dec

11:00 AM 12/20/2016 11:00:00 AM
Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church

411 Harrison Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church
411 Harrison Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

301 Oakwood St.
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

301 Oakwood St. Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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