Bernard M. Wiltgen Jr, age 91, of Villa Park

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.

For more info 888-629-0094.

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