Wilm Jr., Ernest F. "Sonny" Age 58 died peacefully at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center with his family by his side. He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie and his two sons, Ernest III (Fritz) Chris and Daniel (Vanessa) Wilm; His cherished granddaughters Punkin (Emilee) and Squirt (Chloe). Also surviving one brother, Art; Sisters, Joyce and Bonnie, Fran and Dino and Eileen; His in-laws, Judy and Joe (dec.), Carl (dec.) and Sharon, Robert and Cindy, Larry (dec.) and Gayle, Shirley (dec.) and Lindell. Carol (dec.) and James (dec.), Gloria and Jerry, Ruth (dec.) and Sonny (dec.), Richard and Tammy, Charles and Deb, Tammy and Wally, Bev and Billy, Terry, Sherry and Tom, RoseAnn and Darell, Dave and Brenda, Fred and Kathy and Betty. Many dear friends and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Hilda Wilm; Brothers, Ricky, Mark and Jim. Sonny grew up and lived in Joliet all his life, and worked for Sheffield Steel for 25 years. Currently working for Parsac. Avid fan of racing at Route 66. Funeral services will be held Friday February 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Blackburn Giegerich Sonntag Funeral Home 1500 Black Road Joliet, Il. 60435. Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 3-8 p.m.
Published in Herald News on Feb. 6, 2013