John W. "Bill" Wohnlich
Alton | Tuesday, January 26 2010
He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of the VFW Post 1308 and the Alton-Godfrey First Church of Christ Scientist. He retired from J.C. Wohnlich & Son, Inc. On November 7, 1953 in Alton, he married the former Jackie Brown. She survives.
Also surviving a son, Jay Wohnlich and his wife Lisa of Bel Air, Maryland, a daughter, Jan Bates and her husband Dennis of Alton four grandchildren; Eric Wohnlich of Silver Springs, Maryland, and Stephanie Wohnlich of Bel Air, Maryland, Jennifer Bates of Alton and Josh Bates of Alton and a sister, June Yungck of Godfrey. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday. Burial will be private at Upper Alton Cemetery with full military honors by the VFW Post 1308. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Online guestbook and information may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com.
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