We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 14, 2011 for 85 year old Earl D. Wilson of Chester, IL who passed away Monday, December 12, 2011, at Randolph County Care Center in Sparta, Illinois.
Earl was born October 13, 1926 in Ellis Grove, Illinois the son of Albert Wilson and Alma (Diercks) Wilson. He married Esther Dierks on October 24, 1951 in West Point, IL and she survives of Chester, IL.
Also surviving is one daughter, Cheryl Salger of Willisville, IL. One son: Kevin Wilson of Steeleville, IL. Three brothers, Melvin Wilson of Steeleville, IL, Edgar Wilson of Chester, IL and Delbert Wilson of Arnold, MO. Three sisters, Alberta Ruebke of Percy, IL, Maydell Ernsting of Inverness, FL and Darlene Lohman of Red Bud, IL. Two grandsons also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be at Wilson's Funeral Home, Steeleville on Wednesday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and then on Thursday from 7:30 to 9am and then at the church from 10 to 11am.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Peace Lutheran Church, Steeleville, Illinois. Rev. S. Blake Duncan will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Paradise Cemetery in Steeleville, IL.
American Legion Service will be on Wednesday at 8pm under the auspices of the B.B.K. American Legion Post #480, Steeleville, IL.
Memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church in Steeleville, IL.