WILHELM, Eldon Henry - Eldon's wonderful 86-year journey ended on Thursday, October 13, 2016.
He is already missed by his large family: wife Doreen Wilhelm (nee MacKichan); children Nancy Wilhelm-Morden (Ted Morden), Laurie Rennie (Kim), Jeff Wilhelm (Patti), Jim Wilhelm (Michelle), Dianne Rath (Andy) and Dave Wilhelm (Diana); 16 grandchildren Sarah, Jessie Rose, Megan, Matthew, Jenni, Katie, Robb, Tiffany, Jacob, Mackenzie, Karly, Kyle, Aaron, Nate, Joelle and Seth; and 3 great grandchildren Paisley, Evelyn and Luther.
Eldon was an electrician and co-founder of the company KWE, longtime member of Olivet United Church, and avid volunteer of Silver Lake United Church Camp and Operation Christmas Child. He enjoyed playing cards, selling antiques, auction sales, camping, tinkering at his work bench and family times.
Eldon's family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Monday, October 17, 2016 and from 10-10:45 am on Tuesday October 18, 2016 at Henry Walser funeral home, Kitchener. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday October 18, 2016 at 11 am.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Alzheimer Society or Silver Lake United Church Camp, would be appreciated by the family.