William A. Wilder

Jul 24, 2014

Dec. 2, 1953 — April 14, 2008

BELLEVUE — William A. Wilder, 54, of Bellevue, died Monday at the Bellevue Hospital.

He was born Dec. 2, 1953 in Monroe, Mich. to Frances (Lovins) McElwain of Bellevue and the late Rellus Wilder.

He graduated from Bellevue High School in 1972 and worked for the Railroad as yardmaster. He enjoyed playing poker, bowling and golf.  

He is survived by his mother; a son, Billy Wilder of Bellevue; a daughter, Lauren Wilder of Bellevue; a sister; Sue O’Brien (Ray Lewis) of Clyde; several step-siblings; maternal grandmother, Emily Lovins of Pontiac, Mich.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  

He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, where the funeral will take place at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Aleck Dickson officiating.  

Memorials gifts be sent to American Diabetes Association.  

Online condolences may be made at www.auxterfuneralhomes.com.