John Lee Wilson
October 12, 1944 - March 19, 2018
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John Lee Wilson, formerly of Wausau, passed away on March 19, 2018 at the age of 73 in Appleton, Wisconsin after a long struggle with chronic respiratory disease. John was born in Wakefield, Michigan and grew up in Laona, Wisconsin. John graduated from Laona High School, the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S.), Cardinal Stritch of Milwaukee…

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Bob Mason left a message on October 23, 2018:
I am saddened to learn about John's passing. I worked with him for years at Regis University. He was a great professor and John gave the students "the best and all that he had." I am looking forward to visiting with him again in heaven when I pass eventually. Best wishes to his family and condolences.

Bob (Regis University - College of Computer & Information Sciences)
Polly Elrod left a message on March 21, 2018:
Our prayers are with you! Your love and love of life will keep his spirit alive.
Patty Durant left a message on March 21, 2018:
Uncle John was a kind and intelligent man with a wry sense of humor. I spent time over several summers with Heather at his and Aunt Dera's home in Wausau. Those are treasured memories and he will always be in my heart.
Lynn Geddes left a message on March 21, 2018:
Our sincere condolences. John was a warm and kind man. One of my favorite memories of him was when he taught 7 year old Andrew how to fish when we were at the cottage. Beyond patient! I know how how much you will all miss him.
Alvie & Don Lutz left a message on March 21, 2018:
I am saddened to learn about the passing of John. I worked for John for several years at Wausau Insurance/Nationwide/Liberty. He was an admired IT manager. So many memories. Trip 1: We traveled to Toronto to attend a workshop. On our return flight we were stranded in MSP. Republic Airlines was sold. Trip 2: I gave a presentation at the IASA conference at the Hyatt Regency on Wacker Drive in Chicago. We attended the conference together. John was my mentor. Trip 3: We took the corporate jet along with 3 other IT team members and my husband to conduct a CDC test. We had so many laughs on our return flight. It was a honor to have worked for/with John. He was a highly intelligent man and a private one. But he did speak frequently of the love of his life - his wife Dera and daughter Heather. We visited Marco Island recently and I thought about John and Dera. Wish I could have seen him one more time. My thoughts and heart goes out to his family. Our condolences. Alvie
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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