Raymond P. Wilden, Sr. - 80
12/11/1938 - 10/29/2019
Raymond P. Wilden Sr. age 80 of Camanche, passed away Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019 at MercyOne Clinton Medical Center. Mass will be held 10:30 AM Monday Nov. 4th at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be held Sunday 4-7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home and Monday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the church. Burial will be at St. Boniface Cemetery. Casket bearers will be members of his family. Memorials may be given to Prince of Peace Parish Hall. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com
Ray was born on Dec. 11, 1938 in Clinton, the son of LeRoy and Elsie (Van Doren) Wilden. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1957. Ray married Suzanne Leonard on Aug. 11, 1962 in Clinton. He worked for Crescent Electric Supply as a supervisor for over 39 years, retiring in 2001. He was a member of Prince of Peace Parish.
Ray is survived by his wife, Suzanne of Camanche; six children, Raymond (June) Wilden Jr. of Clinton, Anthony (Kathy) Wilden of Rock Island, IL, Brian (Carol) Wilden of O’Fallon, MO, Randy (Sherry) Wilden of Gardner, KS, Tamara (Mark) Petheram of West Des Moines, IA, and Cynthia Wilden of Clinton; seven grandchildren, Larissa (Marty) Resner, Lance Wilden, Tyler Wilden, Megan (Lamech) Silvey, Abby Petheram, Alexa Wilden, and Brenton Wilden; two brothers, Stanley Wilden and Lawrence (Lupe) Wilden; his sister, Kathleen (Steve) Ketelsen. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Eric, two brothers, Maurice and Charles Wilden, and sister-in-law, Jeanne Wilden.
Visitation will be held Sunday 4-7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home and Monday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the church.
Mass will be held 10:30 AM Monday Nov. 4th at Prince of Peace Parish. Burial will be at St. Boniface Cemetery.