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Woodrow "Woody" Wilson, 91, passed away Friday, June 9, at his home.
He was born March 11, 1926, in LaGrange, to Robert and Augusta (Caldwell) Wilson.
On April 7, 1948, he married Ruth Gunderman in Elkhart. She passed away Feb. 7.
Survivors include a son, Dan (Marcia) Wilson, Goshen; a daughter, Sarah (Paul) Skiles, Rio Rancho, New Mexico; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Along with his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.
An Army veteran of World War II, he received a Silver Star and two Battle Stars.
A lifelong area resident, Mr. Wilson was a welder for Atlas Tool & Die, Elkhart.
He enjoyed vacationing in the White Pine, Colorado, family cabin he had built. His greatest joy was spending time with the entire family.
Friends may call Friday, June 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, where a 10 a.m. funeral will be conducted Saturday, June 17. Pastor Terry Gunderman, nephew of the deceased, will officiate.
Burial will follow at West Goshen Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorial contributions may be given to Faith Mission, Elkhart.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on  June 12, 2017
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