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Wilja "Willie" Wilkinson

September 6, 1945 April 17, 2020
Wilja "Willie" Wilkinson
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Obituary for Wilja "Willie" Wilkinson

On Friday, April 17, 2020 Mrs. Wilja “Willie” Wilkinson of Wainwright, Alberta passed away at the Wainwright Auxiliary Hospital at the age of 74 years.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry of Wainwright; two children, Michael Wilkinson and Bellinda (Travis) Kennedy; two grandchildren, Mackenzie and Cole Kennedy all of Wainwright; two sisters, Margaret (Dene Noble) Cheeseman of Calgary, Alberta, Rita (Hansi) Jud of Fieberbrunn, Austria; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ann Brawn , Barbara (Wes) Berg, Dale (Joan) Wilkinson, Linda (Ed) VanDelden; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; and extended family, Nancy (Frank) Schmaus, Ryan Cameron, and Wes (Natasha) Cameron. She was predeceased by her parents, Bernhard and Margaret; step-father, James MacDonald; brother-in-law, Jim Cheeseman.

Due to the current circumstances a private family service will be conducted on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM from Creech’s Funeral Chapel, Wainwright. Family and friends wishing to participate are invited to join via the webcast link located below Willie’s photo. The family will have a social gathering to remember Willie when it is safe to do so. If so desired the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #29 or to the Battle River Historical Society

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11:00 AM 4/25/2020 11:00:00 AM
Creech's Funeral Chapel

905 - 9 Street
Wainwright, AB T9W 1E1

This is a private family service as we need to keep within the rules as set forth by the provincial government. Family and friends wishing to take part can do so by watching the webcast which can be accessed by clicking below the photo.

Creech's Funeral Chapel
905 - 9 Street Wainwright T9W 1E1 AB

Memorial Contribution

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 29

1030 2 Avenue
Wainwright, AB T9W 1K7

Battle River Historical Society

Box 2994
Wainwright, AB T9W 1S9

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