Obit: Wilbert Wulf


Wilbert W. Wulf, 90, of Davenport, died on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Davenport Lutheran Home.

In accordance with his wishes there will be no public services.

Memorials may be made to the Walcott American Legion or Walcott Fire Department in his memory. Memorials may be mailed to: Joyce Wulf, 1208 W. 46th St., Davenport, IA 52806.

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Wilbert was born in Scott County on Dec. 17, 1928, the son of Herman and Elsie (Telsrow) Wulf.

He married Joyce E. Masonholder on Sept. 10, 1949 in Davenport.

Wilbert was the third to farm a five-generation family farm in Scott County, retiring in 1991.

In early years, he coached little league in Walcott for 15 years. He loved fishing, traveling and hunting, especially deer, pheasant and moose. Wilbert was a member of the Walcott Community Club. He loved farming.

Wilbert is survived by his wife of over 69 years, Joyce, his daughter Jennifer Ganzer (Michael Peterson) of Keithsburg, Illinois, his sons Tony (LuAnn) Wulf of Walcott and Steven Wulf (Mary Meincke) of Davenport, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three step great-grandchildren and two step great great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sisters: Esther Treimer, Irene Schwarz, Malinda Thoeming and Clarinda Bartscher.