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Russell M. Wilhelm, Sr.

September 11, 1932 — February 28, 2022

Russell M. Wilhelm Sr. of Natrona Heights, Pa, passed away February 28, 2022. He was born on
September 11, 1932 in Brackenridge, Pa to the late John J. Wilhelm and Grace Bryan. Russ graduated
from Tarentum High School in 1950 and was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served
during the Korean War. He retired from General Press Corporation after 46 years of service. Russ was a life member of the V.F.W. Post 894 in Natrona Heights and a member of the Brackenridge American Legion Post 226. Russ always
enjoyed traveling, reading, watching sports and entertaining friends/family at his home. He is survived
by his wife of 63 years, Rose Marie (Bohart); his children, Diane (Theodore) Lowe of West Sunbury, Pa.,
Donna Wilhelm of Jacksonville, Fl., Ronald Wilhelm of Sarver, Pa.; daughter-in-law, Donna (Rovnanik)
Wilhelm; grandchildren, Lauren (David) Trettel, Mary Beth Wilhelm, Daniel Lowe, Tara Lowe and Emily
Wilhelm. He is proceeded in death by his son, Russell M. Wilhelm Jr., his parents and siblings.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. in Most Blessed Sacrament Church with his pastor the Rev. John B. Lendvai as celebrant. Burial will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. To send an online condolence please visit

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