AMerican Veteran 11

Edward L. Wilbur

October 27, 1930 ~ November 9, 2022 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Edward Wilbur Obituary

Edward L. Wilbur, U.S. Navy Veteran, (retired C.F.D., B.O.B), 92. Born October 27, 1930 to Edward Sr. and Hazel (nee Greig) Wilbur, in Chicago. Beloved husband of 67 years to the late Rosemary (nee Benson). Devoted father of Lauren (Jack) McGreehin, Michael (Jean) Wilbur (C.F.D.), Martin Wilbur, Karen (Steve) Curran, and Janet Strnad. Cherished grandfather of eight, great-grandfather of three. Loving brother of Carol Ann “Connie” Arenburg and the late Donald (the late Lorraine) Wilbur (retired C.F.D.). Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Ed and Rosemary split their time between the homes and neighbors they loved dearly in Palos Heights, IL and on Paw Paw Lake in Michigan. In lieu of flowers, donations to the  Manteno Veterans Home, 1 Veterans Drive, Manteno, Illinois 60950  (815) 907-3506 appreciated.

Visitation Wednesday, November 16th 3-9 P.M.  Funeral Thursday 10:30 A.M. from the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, to Incarnation Catholic Church for an 11 A.M. Mass.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip. (708) 824-9000 or

** PLEASE NOTE:  The bridge on 127th Street, just east of Rt. 83 (Cal-Sag) is temporarily closed, please make alternative driving arrangements and plan your driving times with this in mind. 

One option is to take Cicero Avenue south to 135th Street (west/right turn), to Central Avenue (north/right turn), then to 127th Street (east/right turn).  Our funeral home is 1 block up on the right/south side.

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November 16, 2022

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Chapel Prayers
November 17, 2022

10:30 AM
Becvar & Son Funeral Home & Cremation
5539 West 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418

Funeral Mass
November 17, 2022

11:00 AM
Incarnation Catholic Church
5757 W. 127th Street
Crestwood, IL 60418


Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
6001 West 111th Street
Alsip, IL 60803


Veteran's Home at Manteno
1 Veterans Drive, Manteno IL 60950
Tel: 1-815-907-3506


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