Wilbur Wilson

Wilbur LaVerne Wilson, 83, of Waukon died Monday, May 31, 2021 at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City. Gathering of family and friends is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 10 at Shores Event Center, 700 16th Street NE in Cedar Rapids. Inurnment will take place at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel.

Wilbur was born January 6, 1938 in Manchester, the son of LaVerne and Gladys (Fisher) Wilson. He attended Buck Creek School and at the age of 13 moved to Waukon, where he graduated from high school in 1956. Wilbur served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1964. He was married to Diane Svec, and they later divorced.

He is survived by his children, William (Cindy) Wilson and Bonnie (Jim Mitchell) Tarker, both of Cedar Rapids; his grandchildren, Halas and Denton Wilson; and his sister, Virginia (Verne) Svec. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Betty Wilson.

Memorials may be directed to the family. Please share support and memories with Wilbur’s family on his Tribute Wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under Obituaries.

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