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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Alvin Wiltse

   Alvin G. Wiltse, 85, of Coleman died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006 at MidMichigan Gladwin Pines.

   He was born Oct. 26, 1921 in Ogemaw County, the son of Frederick and Laura (Brown) Wiltse Alvin married Edith Methner Aug. 23, 1942 in Wise Township. She died Aug. 8, 1994.

   Alvin was a U.S. Navy SeaBee serving during World War II from 1942-1945. He retired from Dow Chemical Company in 1980 after 33 years of service. He was an active member of the Community of Christ Church in Coleman, serving as the Elder for many years.

   Alvin is survived by two sons, Roger (Kay) Wiltse of Gladwin, and Terry (Katrinka) Wiltse of Sedalia, Missouri; two daughters, Nancy (Ralph) Williston of Lamar, Missouri, and Sharon Rupert of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one daughter-inlaw Vera Wiltse of Coleman; 12 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one brother, James (Elsie) Wiltse of Charlotte; one sister, Jessie Benjamin Franklin of Florida; and one sister-in-law, Dorothy Wiltse of Grand Blanc. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edith; one son, Victor Wiltse; two brothers, Earl and Clinton Wiltse; and two sisters, Minnie Moore and Geraldine Wiltse.

   Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006 at the Community of Christ Church in Coleman, with Rev. Rodney Colmus officiating.

   Burial took place in Midland Memorial Gardens Memorials are suggested to the Community of Christ Church.

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Midland Memorial Gardens, Midland, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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