THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Claude A. Wilcox
Issue Date: June 12, 2013
Claude A. Wilcox, 69, of Suring passed away on Thursday, June, 6 following a two year battle with cancer.
Born Oct. 6, 1943 to the late Lyle and Marie (Lancour) Wilcox, he attended Manistique High School where he met his high school sweetheart, Pat Snyder. and the couple was married on Feb. 4, 1961.
He drove taxi for numerous taxi services in the Milwaukee area for about 10 years. They ran Claude & Pats Upholstery in the Suring area for many years. He enjoyed, camping, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Pat of Suring; a daughter, Brenda (Mick) School; two sons, Claude D. (Patty) Wilcox and Bryan L. Wilcox; two brothers, Ray (Connie) Wilcox and Lyle Wilcox; two sisters, Threasa (Duane) Arneson and Patricia Whitcomb; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, John Whitcomb; a sister-in-law, Vera Wilcox and a grandson, Peter Wilcox.
Gathering of family and friends will be held at Twin City Baptist Church in Marinette, 911 Elizabeth Street, Marinette on Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m. until the memorial service at 1 p.m. with Pastor Matt DeCleene officiating. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.