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“I'm sorry to hear of Jo's passing. Although I didn't spend much time with Jo, my grandmother, Jeanne Wildermuth, spoke of her often. I am Stacey,...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Stacey Thomas - CARMEL, IN

“Kathy, Mark and Matt ...... and extended family of spouses, children and grandchildren ...... Your Mom or Grandma was the best of the best !! She...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Rouse-Jones - Taylor, TX

“Dear Wildermuth Family, I am so sorry for your loss of your mother, Grandmother, and Friend. I will always remember her smiling face when she would...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Roberta "Bobby" Lutton - Palatine, IL

“Jo and I became friends when I became secretary to the senior pastor at Trinity English Lutheran Church. She often volunteered and worked part time...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Alice Pontius (Formerly Alice Culp) - IN

“The Family Of Mrs. B. Joan Wildermuth:Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one, B. Joan Wildermuth.Joan was a sweet person,...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: WILLIAM C. AND DONNA J. PHILLIPS - IN

“She was always the smiling face at the door of Trinity. She will be greatly missed. Peace and condolences to Kathy and her family. Ann Rettenmaier ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Ann Rettenmaier - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our sympathies to all the family on Aunt Jo's passing. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Richard Leeper - Pottsboro, TX

“To Matt and your entire family, we extend our sincere condolences for the loss of your mother. We will continue to keep you all in prayer. God is...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Tempie & Carleton Bates - Joliet, IL

“Kathy, Mark, and Matt,So many of my childhood memories involve your mom and dad. They filled a gap in our lives since all our relatives were at...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Lynne (Swanson) Marquardt - IN


B. Joan "Jo" Wildermuth, 89, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, Jo was a graduate of North Side High School in 1946. She worked as a receptionist with Lincoln Life Insurance for 7 years, Lutheran Hospital for 17 years, and most recently at Trinity English Lutheran Church. She was an active member at Trinity English Lutheran Church where she was involved with the Dorcas Circle and the Church Chancel Choir. Jo was a former member of the Lutheran Choral Society. Surviving are her sons, Mark (Mary Leigh) Wildermuth of Mt. Vernon, OH, and Matt (Marjorie) Wildermuth of Naperville, IL; daughter, Kathy Wildermuth of Fort Wayne; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Lou Fagan of Bloomington, IN; and many nieces and nephews. Jo was preceded in death by husband, Robert Wildermuth; daughter, Julie Wildermuth-Baker; parents, J. Marion and Dollie Walborn; brother, John Walborn; and sisters, Vivian Regedanz, Sue Merz, and Mary Habig. Service is 1:30 pm, Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Trinity English Lutheran Church, 450 West Washington St with calling two hours prior beginning at 11:30 am. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Trinity English Lutheran Church Music Fund. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.