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Obituaries

Obituaries

John Edward Wilkinson 1942 - 2008 Pomona

Wellsville - Memorial services for John Edward Wilkinson, 65, Pomona, will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Wilson's Funeral Home in Wellsville.Mr. Wilkinson died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, at his home.He was born Dec. 21, 1942, in Forest, Ohio, the son of Arthur and Marguerite Shilling Wilkinson.Mr. Wilkinson served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1965.He married Diana Stevens on July 13, 1969. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Gerry Lynn Cantu, Port LaVaca, Texas, and Lori Schreiner, Shawnee; a son, John Edward Jr., Baldwin City; a sister, Doris Lust, Apopka, Fla.; a brother, Lester, Galion, Ohio; eight grandchidren; and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.The family suggests memorials to the John Wilkinson Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.