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John Wildt

John Wildt

John P. Wildt, 93, of Freeburg, IL; formerly of Lenzburg, IL, born on November 21, 1923 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Cedar Trails Senior Living Center in Freeburg, IL.

Mr. Wildt was a farmer. He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ and a member of the St. Clair County Farm Bureau. John enjoyed camping, hunting and playing cards.

He was preceded in death by his parents – John and Lena, nee Schifferdecker, Wildt. His wife – Dorothy, nee Studer, Wildt whom he married on October 2, 1948 in Lenzburg, IL and who passed away on December 28, 1999. One brother – Arthur Wildt.

He is survived by his children – Kenneth (Sherri) Wildt of Seminole, FL. Sharon (Edward) Wilson of New Athens, IL. His grandchildren – Matthew (Jennifer) Wilson; Kristen (Brent) Schneidewind; Benjamin (Erin) Wilson. His great-grandchildren – Kylie Wilson; Josie Wilson; Lily Schneidewind; Charles Wilson; Sydney Wilson. One sister – Louise Behm of Love Park, IL. One sister-in-law – Marian Hoffmann of Belleville, IL. Also survived by nieces and nephews and a special friend – Dorothy Davis.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:00am with Rev. Nancy Shubert officiating.

Entombment will be held at Valhalla Gardens of Memory Mausoleum in Belleville, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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