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Elbert G. Wilhelm

February 6, 1933 ~ August 11, 2018 (age 85)

Elbert G. Wilhelm, age 85, of Piqua, died August 11, 2018 at Piqua Manor.  He was born February 6, 1933 in Covington to the late Carl L & Minnie (Oda) Wilhelm; a graduate of Newton High School, Class of 1951; a U.S.Army Veteran; worked at Piqua Milling Co. as a truck driver & in sales for 32 years; a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, Piqua; loved antique tractors, especially Fords, drove them in many parades & was a member of the Miami County Antique Power Association; & in his retirement, he enjoyed providing transportation for the Old German Baptist for appointments & trips.

Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Connie Wilhelm in 1992; brothers, Cloyd, Lowell, Paul, Harold, John “Jack” & Herbert Wilhelm; sisters, Lois Henderson, Ruth Greer, Hilda Morrow, Kathryn Jay, Mildred Clott, & Henrietta Skinner.

Elbert is survived by his son, Jeff Wilhelm of Piqua, granddaughter, Jessica Wilhelm of Piqua; brother, Richard Wilhelm of Tipp City; sister, Margaret Moore of St. Marys; & a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday at 11am at Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Covington with Pastor Craig Martin officiating.  Interment Miami Memorial Park Cemetery with Military Honors provided by V.E.T.S.  Visitation will be held Wednesday 5-8pm at the funeral home.  Condolences may be left for the family at

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