Oliver M. Whitlow, age 79 years, died Friday, February 28, 2014 at his residence in the Town of Goodrich, Wisconsin.
A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Goodrich Community Church, Town of Goodrich. Visitation from 11:00 AM until time of service Saturday at the church. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is entrusted with the arrangements.
Oliver was born November 2, 1934 in Lakeland, Florida, the son of Lee Holland and Mildred Viola (Rushing) Whitlow. On October 2, 1965, he was united in marriage to Ruth Mikulencak in Berwyn, IL.
Oliver worked for 40 years as a meat cutter, mostly for National Tea Company. He also was a custodian for 5 1/2 years for a college. Oliver was involved with his church, including being president of his youth group, AWANA leader for many years and a Deacon. He also loved watching professional sports and played basketball, baseball, football and was an avid tennis player. Oliver was known by his friends for his knuckleball.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ruth; his sister, Vesta of FL; his brother, Dean (Glenda) Whitlow of KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, Robert, Tony and Elizabeth.