Kenneth D. Wildt
Kenneth D. Wildt, age 74, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born Oct. 29, 1938 in Pewaukee. He and Bonnie Pearson were united in marriage in December 1977. She preceded him in death April 1, 2011.
After school, Kenneth served six years in the U.S. Army from Feb. 7, 1956 through Feb. 6, 1962. He worked as a truck driver for all of his adult life. Kenneth enjoyed hanging out at Champs and going to the weekly races in Tomahawk. He was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed feeding the deer that wandered into his yard. Kenneth enjoyed the radio and listened daily.
Survivors include his children: Kieth (Jennifer) Wildt, Merrill, Andrew Wildt, Waupaca, Gary WIldt, Wild Rose, Steve Wildt, Wild Rose, Penelope Weidenbeck and step-daughter, Amanda Ruiz, Beloit; two grandchildren: Alisia Ruiz and Jonathan Goforth; two sisters: Violet Glad and Ruth Rucks; and one brother: Jack Wildt. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Bonnie, two brothers, Frank Jr. and Willard, and one sister, Judy.
A memorial service will be held on Sept. 28, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Jess Wakefield officiating. There will be a visitation at the church starting at 1 p.m. and will continue until the time of the service. There will be a lunch held at the church following the service.
Waid Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.waidfuneral.com.