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Services: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
Visitation: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Friday, December 21st from 4 to 7 p.m.

Calvin "Cal" Wilkie, age 79, of Medford, died on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at the Homestead Hospice House of Owatonna.

Services will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.

Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and also on Saturday for one hour prior to the service.

Calvin Alfred, the son of Harry and Emma (Baumgart) Wilkie was born on August 16, 1933 in Owatonna. Cal graduated from Medford High School in 1954. He married Wanita Sorensen on April 28, 1956 in rural Steele County. He was formerly employed at OMC in Owatonna, as a truck driver for various companies and later was the owner/operator of Wilkie Trucking of Medford.

He is survived by his wife, Wanita; four children, Kavin (and Debra) Wilkie of Owatonna, Wanda (and Patrick) Wicker of Callao, MO, Randall (and Carolyn) Wilkie of Ellendale and Cynthia (and Larry) Null of Geneva; 13 grandchildren; 3 adopted grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; two siblings, Garnet Wier of Red Wing and Lorice (and Rose) Wilkie of Medford; his mother in law, Lola Sorensen of Cannon Falls; nieces; nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his father in law, Ted Sorensen, Sr., two grandsons, Dustin and Travis Wilkie; one brother in law, Leo Wier and special friend, Mitzy.

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Guest Book Memories Will Be Recorded Below

Name: Bob Schapekahm New Ulm AMPI
Date: Saturday December 22, 2012


I'm sorry for your loss,and will always remember Calvin's strength,and dedication to his work.And sharing a good laugh together.

Name: Greg Neymeyer
Email: gneymeyer@yahoo.com
Date: Thursday December 20, 2012


I'm deeply saddened to hear of Calvin's passing. He was a very good man, great compassion, and just plain fun to be around. I always had a good time talking with him, as he kept the conversation interesting. I consider myself luck to have known him.

Name: Jeanette Lalim-AMPI New Ulm, MN
Date: Thursday December 20, 2012


To the Family of Calvin Wilke, I was so sorry to hear about Calvin and my thoughts are with you. My contact with Calvin was thru "Wilke Trucking". It was always a pleasure to work with "Wilke Trucking" via my job responsiblities at AMPI. May happy memoriess help thru this difficult time. With my Condolences. Jeanette

Name: Laurie Maker Strawberry point iowa
Email: Laurie_maker@hotmail.com
Date: Thursday December 20, 2012


Thinking of all of you an sending special thoughts and prayers to you .

Name: Marlin & Carolyn Anderson
Email: cmhamor@netins.net
Date: Thursday December 20, 2012


We are so sorry for your lose. We always looked forward to seeing him at Troy & Cheryl's place for the birthday parties every year.

Name: Brenda(Chavie) Fredrick
Date: Wednesday December 19, 2012


Wanita and family.... My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Cal no longer has painful obstacles and is at peace. I was always happy to wait on your family at Perkins and loved giving him as much of a hard time has he gave me. My condolences to you all. Brenda (Chavie) Fredrick

Name: David & Roberta Vesely
Email: singrob@frontiernet.net
Date: Wednesday December 19, 2012


Our prayers go with you all. Calvin was deeply respected & will be missed. He was a very hard worker, & would hold firmly when he wanted to make a point. May he have eternal rest & peace now that he is with the Lord.