Francis J. Wilder, Past State Deputy (1974-1976) and Former District Master (1976-1986), of Grinnell, died on Sunday, 8 September 2013 at his home surrounded by his family and in the care of Grinnell Regional Hospice. He was 97.
Mass of the Resurrection will be held 10:30 AM, Wednesday, 11 September 2013 at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church (1018 Broad Street | Grinnell). Interment will be 1 PM, Thursday, 12 September 2013 at Hillside Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.
Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home (1103 Broad Street | Grinnell) beginning 12 PM on Tuesday and the family will be present at the funeral home from 5 PM to 7 PM on Tuesday.
A rosary will be recited at 7 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Saint Mary’s Parish Foundation.