MARSHALL—Henry L. “Hank” Wild, Jr., age 82, of Marshall, died peacefully on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.
Hank was born on Jan. 7, 1935, in the township of York, Wis., the son of the late Henry and Grace (Krull) Wild, Sr. He graduated from Marshall High School, class of 1954. In 1956 he was drafted into the U.S. Army and later became an active member of the Army National Guard. He married Irene Braunschweig on Jan. 5, 1957.
Henry had owned and operated Henry Wild Builders in Marshall. He served 13 years as a trustee for the Village of Marshall, Snowmobile Club President for many years, and later he mowed and rolled lawns in the area and plowed snow.
He and his wife, Irene, enjoyed many evenings singing karaoke and dancing.
Survivors include his wife, Irene; three children, Russell (Tracy) Wild of Marshall, Marilyn Wild of DeForest, and Ronald Wild of Marshall; seven grandchildren, Amber (Michael) Serath, Ben (Laura) Janke, Chad (Sarah) Janke, Megan Olivares, Cody Wild, Dylan Wild, and Paige Wild; one step-granddaughter, Tricia Georgeson; two great-grandchildren, Quinn Janke and Avery Serath; two step great-grandchildren, Javon and Deven Williams; brothers and sister, Larry Wild, Richard (Ruth) Wild, and Dolly Bartz; other relatives and many friends.
He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Janice Wild; one sister, Jean Bobholz; and two brothers, Babe Bartz and David Wild.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 605 Madison St., Marshall, Wis., with Pastor Rob Koski officiating. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at the HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH and also after 10 a.m. on saturday at the church until the time of services. Burial with military graveside honors will be in the Medina Cemetery.
The Hart-Vick Funeral Home of Marshall is assisting the family.