January 17, 1932 - September 9, 2021
WILKE, Roy Elmer, of House Springs, Missouri, was born January 17, 1932, in Hilderbrand, Missouri to Fredrick George Henry and Dora Louise Caroline (nee Pohlman) Wilke and entered into rest September 9, 2021 at the age of 89 years, 7 months and 23 days. He is preceded in death by, his parents, one (1) daughter, Doris Wilke-Zastrow, one (1) nephew, Randy Wilke, two (2) brothers, Pearl Wilke and Wilbert Wilke. He is survived by, his loving wife, Sedalia (nee Kester) Wilke, married October 11, 1958, one (1) daughter, Darlene (Richard) Franz, of House Springs, Missouri, two (2) grandchildren, Kyle Franz, Karaysa (Franz) Stapleton, one (1) step great-granddaughter, Olivia Barnes, two (2) great-grandchildren, Emma Franz, new arrival of a baby boy, one (1) niece, Catherine Wilke-Altman, one (1) great niece, Ava Altman, a special furry friend, Kitty Dumplin, along with numerous extended family and friends. Roy was a proud Army Veteran serving his country during the Korean War. Roy was a caring and wonderful man who enjoyed gardening and spending time close to home with his family who he always considered first. He loved finding a quiet moment to read. He was a loving husband and dedicated father. He was a devoted man of God and active member of Hope Lutheran Church in High Ridge. Roy retired from Emerson Electric as a machinist. He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Visitation Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:30 a.m. at CHAPEL HILL MORTUARY, 6300 Highway 30, Cedar Hill, Missouri, followed by interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Family does ask for face masks to be worn at these events. Family and friends can review and share stories, photos and condolences online at www.stlfuneral.com and follow details of this event and others in the community at www.facebook.com/stlchapelhill.
WILKE, Roy Elmer, of House Springs, Missouri, was born January 17, 1932, in Hilderbrand, Missouri to Fredrick George Henry and Dora Louise Caroline (nee Pohlman) Wilke and entered into rest September 9, 2021 at the age of 89 years, 7 months... View Obituary & Service Information
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