- August 4, 1927 - September 9, 2013
- Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
of David's Passing
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“Much love and deepest condolences the the entire Wilhelm family. What a great legacy left for all to honor.The Bernlohr's
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“Dear Mary Lou, Dan & Don,Our friend,Janet, who lives in Blufftton called this afternoon to tell us about Dave. Needless to say, we are shocked...Read More »
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“Love to Mary Lou, Dan, Sue, and Don. I will never forget The White Leisure Suit!! :) Great Man,Great Life, and Great Family.
3 of 5 | Posted by: Mark and Megan McKenzie
“Tami gave me the news. My most sincere condolences for this time. I see he had a few impressive careers, his new one will be reminding you memories.
4 of 5 | Posted by: Rick Kubia
“Our sincere condolences to the Wilhelm Family.
5 of 5 | Posted by: Tom and Laura Duffy
David Wilhelm David Wilhelm, 86, of Hilton Head Island died September 9, 2013. He is the son of Francis and Bertilla (Stoney) Wilhelm of Pittsburgh. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou (Burger) Wilhelm, a son Daniel (Susan) of Pittsburgh, a son Donald of New York City, a sister Constance Trimble of New York, five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Douglas, a brother James and a sister Anita. Born on August 4, 1927 in Independence, Kansas, he later moved to Pittsburgh and attended St. George High School and graduated from The University of Pittsburgh in Mechanical Engineering. He served in the U.S. Army Technical Intelligence Unit, stationed in Tokyo, Japan. His employment with U.S. Steel began in 1952 where he worked for thirty years in seven different operating divisions of the corporation in Chicago, Brazil and Pittsburgh. Following his retirement from U.S. Steel he moved to Hilton Head Island where he began employment with the Town of Hilton Head Island as Plans Examiner when the town was being incorporated. He is a founding member of St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, where he was a member of the building committee. He is a long time member of The Country Club of Hilton Head. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, September 13 at 10:30 am at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, the family recommends contributions to St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926. The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. www.theislandfuneralhome.com.