Jerry F. Wilderman

Jerry F. Wilderman, 72, of Waltonville, Illinois, passed away at 9:24 pm August 22, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born January 20, 1948 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Floyd and Mildred (Schafer) Wilderman. Jerry married Sheryl  (Fairchild) Wilderman on June 13, 1968. They were blessed with nearly fifty-one years of marriage before she preceded him in death on May 17, 2019.

A Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 4:00 pm with Reverend Curtis Smith officiating. Full Military Rites will be held at Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville, Illinois. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Jerry’s honor to Knob Prairie Cemetery.

Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. We are limited to 50 people in our building at a time. Following the CDC and NFDA regulations, we encourage everyone to wear a mask in our facility. They will be made available, upon request.

Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-279-7272 or visit for further information.

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