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Patrick E. Wilhelm

December 24, 1932 May 20, 2018
Patrick E. Wilhelm
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Obituary for Patrick E. Wilhelm

Blairstown—Patrick E. Wilhelm, 85, died Sunday, May 20, 2018, after a long, courageous battle with heart disease. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24 at St. John Catholic Church in Blairstown with Fr. Craig Steimel as celebrant. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 at the church with a Vigil Service at 8 p.m. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Patrick Edmund Wilhelm was born December 24, 1932 in Manchester, IA, to Benjamin and Marie Westoff Wilhelm. The family moved to Blairstown where Pat attended school, graduating from Blairstown High School. Pat also completed several auto mechanic courses during his career. On August 5, 1957 he married Charlene Frese in Norway. Pat worked at Shaull and Ullerich Chevrolet, owned Wilhelm Skelly and managed the Benton Community School District bus barn before retiring in 1999. He was a long time member of St. John Catholic Church. He enjoyed spending quality time with family, as well as mowing lawn, camping and traveling. He especially liked following his grandchildren’s activities, and looked forward to UNI women’s basketball games.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Charlene, Blairstown; his children and their families, son, Mike Wilhelm, Blairstown, and his daughters Amanda(Matt) Wingerter and their daughter, Everly, and Laurel Wilhelm; daughter, Terri, and husband, Tim Dvorak, Urbandale, and their sons, Chris Dvorak and Tyler (Chelsea) Dvorak and their children, Olivia and William; daughter, Joni, and husband, Dan Weekly, Atkins, and their children, Nathan (Liz), Alex and Madison Weekly; son, Craig (Allison), Cedar Rapids, and their children Marie, Raquel and Renee Wilhelm; son, Ben (Amy), Scottsdale, AZ, and their children, Brenna and Ashton Wilhelm; sisters, Betty (Bill) Sperry, Marion, Mary Jane Fisher, Blairstown and Bernice Brecht, Norway.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law, Beverly; brother, Jerome, and brothers-in-law, DeWayne Fisher and Eldon Brecht.
A memorial fund has been established with memorials going to the Blairstown Ambulance, the American Heart Association and other worthy causes.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

23

May

4:00 PM 5/23/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/23/2018 8:00:00 PM
St John Catholic Church

105 West St NW
Blairstown, IA 52209

Vigil Service at 8 pm

St John Catholic Church
105 West St NW Blairstown 52209 IA
United States

Service

Thursday

24

May

10:30 AM 5/24/2018 10:30:00 AM
St John Catholic Church

105 West St NW
Blairstown, IA 52209

St John Catholic Church
105 West St NW Blairstown 52209 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

21st Ave. and 78th St.
Blairstown, IA 52209

21st Ave. and 78th St. Blairstown 52209 IA
United States
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