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Jean J. Wilde

September 30, 1930 — May 1, 2023


Jean Wilde, 92, of Wausau, passed on May 1, 2023, with family by her side.

Jean was born September 30, 1930, to Leo and Beatta Splitt (Raddatz).

She married Gilbert Wilde on September 11, 1954, and they raised a family together.

Jean enjoyed gardening, canning, baking and was a wonderful cook. She loved spending time with family and her loyal companion, Rosie. She was known for her strong faith in Bible promises and spoke with others about a future hope where there will be no pain, suffering or death on the earth. ( Revelation 21:3,4.)

Surviving family are four children, Deborah (Paul) Koceja of Rhinelander, Russell ( Carolyn) Wildeof Wausau, Sandra ( Jerry) Siewert of Wausau, and Lisa (Gene) Bradley of Apopka, Florida; 12grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.

Jean is preceded in death by her brother Charlton Splitt

Private funeral services will be held at Helke Funeral Home.

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