Eugene L. Wilcox

October 07, 1939 - November 09, 2010 

Eugene L. Wilcox

October 07, 1939 - November 09, 2010 

Obituary for Eugene L. Wilcox

Portland



Age 71, passed away on November 9, 2010. Gene was born on October 7, 1939 the son of Ivan and Bernita (Trierweiler) Wilcox. He was a member of St. Patrick Church and a graduate of the class of 1958. He also was member of the K of C Council #2168. Gene was veteran of the U. S. Army and worked as an electrician first with the Local #665 and then at G. M. for 20 years retiring in 2003. He was an avid golfer, bowler, Spartan and Tiger fan. Gene was preceded in death by his mother, Bernita; in-laws, Arthur and Mildred Kloeckner. Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Patty; children Dean Wilcox of Greenville, Darcy (Michael) Dowd of Brighton, Darren Wilcox of Grand Haven and Doug Wilcox of Portland; granddaughters Erin and Lauren Dowd; father, Ivan Wilcox; siblings Duane (Jackie) Wilcox, Jim (Carol) Wilcox, Jack (Janet) Wilcox and Steve (Barb) Wilcox; brother-in-law, Dale (Joyce) Kloeckner; many nieces and nephews and good friends. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated a 1:30 p.m., Saturday, November 13, 2010 at St. Patrick Church with Rev. Larry King, presiding. Rite of Committal will follow at Danby Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday at the Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge St., Portland. The rosary will be prayed at 8 p.m., Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation in memory of Gene. Online condolences may be made at www.schraubenlehman.com.

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