John Wilhelm

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September 20, 1960 - October 14, 2013

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Sunday, October 20th at 1:30 p.m. at St. Francis DeSales High School Chapel


John R. Wilhelm of Columbus, OH. After a long courageous battle with cancer, John passed away Monday, October 14, 2013.He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 29 years, Donna; loving daughter, Melissa (Patrick Snider) Madden; son, Cary Madden; grandchildren, Brandon, Samantha and Ally. I was a proud Poppa! Poppa loves you! Also survived by many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand nephews. John felt blessed to be an employee of St. Francis DeSales High School. A memorial service will be held at St. Francis DeSales High School Chapel on Sunday, October 20th at 1:30 p.m.. Pastor Loren Seibold officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pelotonia rider Sam Legg who will ride in John’s memory at 351 W. Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215 or to St. Francis DeSales High School 4212 Karl Rd. Columbus, OH 43224. Arrangements by MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, Westerville.


Marvin & Carol - Oct 18, 2013

Donna I am not sure if your husband is the one who worked for Marvin and Lowell Hatch but if he did we are very sorry to hear of the loss of John. Please contact us so we can talk with you.
Carol Yoder

Scott Gearhart - Oct 18, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We had no idea John was ill.
Love, Scott, Bev & Jenna Gearhart

Desales Maintenance Staff - Oct 14, 2013

Donna, We would like to express our sincere sadness and sympathies to you and your family. John was a highly valuable and respected member of DeSales and the Maintenance Department. We respected him for his dedication, honesty, and kind selfless nature and we admired him for his courage and strength. We will miss him as a valuable member of our maintenance staff but today we grieve John, our friend.
The St. Francis DeSales Maintenance Staff

Justin Shelton - Oct 14, 2013

I’m soo sorry

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