Ronald O. Wilhelm



Ronald O. Wilhelm 87 of 11837 Broadway passed away on March 20, 2017 in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born February 15, 1930 in Buffalo, he was the son of Otto and Emma Keise Wilhelm. Ronald married Arlene Schlicht on May 24, 1953 in Buffalo, Mrs. Wilhelm survives.

Ron was a graduate of Seneca Vocational School class of 1948. He was a veteran of the U.S.A.F., serving from 1950-1954. He was a tool & Die maker for Primas Mold Makers and later by Fisher Price Toy Co., Medina retiring in 1992. Memberships include Town Line Lutheran Church, past president of the church board, Alden Rod and Gun Club and former member of the Alden JCs.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a brother Richard (JoAnn) Wilhelm Friendship and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter and son-in-law Lisa and Robert Behn. Also surviving are two grandchildren Jordan and Morgan Behn and one sister Lilian Wouk.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 11 A.M. in the Town Line Lutheran Church in Alden. Pastor Serena Mollenkopf-Grill will officiate. Burial will be in Town Line Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Memorial may be made to Town Line Lutheran Church, 1159 Town Line Rd., Alden, NY 14004.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc. Bolivar, NY.