Bernard M. Wiltgen Jr, age 91, of Villa Park, passed away September 28, 2020.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Oct 1st from 4 – 8 PM at Brust Villa Park Funeral Home, 305 S. Princeton, Villa Park. Funeral Services will be held Friday, Oct 2nd, with prayers at 9:45 PM from Brust Villa Park Funeral Home to St. Alexander’s Church, 300 S. Cornell Ave, Villa Park, for 10:15 AM Mass. Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Bernard was the beloved husband of the late Patricia nee Jones; loving father of Donald (Cheryl) of Glen Ellyn, Michael (Deanna) of Sandwich, Mary (Richard) Wawak of Villa Park, Diane (Richard) Anderson of Lombard, and Bonnie (Warren) Milford of CA; cherished grandfather of Colleen, Kelly (Michael), Trisha (William), Michael (Heather), Bryan (Jocelyn), Valerie, Bridgette (Daniel), Nichole, Joseph, Allie (David), Thomas, and the late Amanda Sue; 21 great-grandchildren; dear brother of Rita Kvalheim, Carol (Gene) Cummings, and Donald (Darlene).
Bernard was a Korean War Veteran who served in the US Army from 1952-1954. He graduated from ITT with a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master’s Degree in Chemical and Electrical Engineering.
Bernard was a resident of Villa Park for 63 years. He was married for 44 years. Bernard was a parishioner at St. Alexander’s Church for 63 years, where he was a member of the Parish Bridge Club. He retired from Zenith Electronics.
Bernard was a former Vice President of the Rotary Club and a former volunteer for Meals on Wheels with DuPage County. He had previously taught ESL and Math and Science to Homeschoolers. Bernard was a past Election Judge. He enjoyed woodworking.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38101-9908, are appreciated.
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