homepage logo

Max L. Wilcox 1923-2008

May 8, 2008

Funeral service for Max L. Wilcox of Emmetsburg is 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 9, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. The Rev. Dennis Angland will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg.

Visitation is today, Thursday, May 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.

Mr. Wilcox died Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at PARC Hall in Emmetsburg. He was 84.

Max Lee Wilcox was born May 31, 1923, near Curlew. He is the son of Arthur and Maude (Phelps) Wilcox.

On Dec. 5, 1959, Max Wilcox and Marlys Peters were married at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. Max worked in maintenance at G.T.E for 25 years before his retirement. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg.

Surviving are his children, Kirby Wilcox of West Bend and Gloria Mogler of Emmetsburg; and three grandchildren, Justin, Heidi and Audrey.

Mr. Wilcox was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marlys; three brothers, Edwin, James and Paul Wilcox; and four sisters, Dorothy Jensen, his twin, Maxine Heiter, Leone Kauffman and Eva Rose Anderson.

Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com