Norman Wildman

Saturday, November 22, 2008
Norman Wildman

Norman James Wildman, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Nov. 29, 1942, in Kankakee, Ill., son of Newton Edward and Theresa Marie Schreffler Wildman. He and Charlotte Nelson were married Dec. 31, 1975, at Delta.

Wildman was a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, serving two tours.

He worked at Superior Electric in Cape Girardeau and later for Blair Industries in Scott City. He was a member of Church of God Fellowship.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Chaplain Terry Wildman of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Carrie Peel of Oak Ridge, Buffy Wildman of Buda, Texas; a sister, Virginia Killian of Marble Hill, Mo.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Rick Parrish officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with full military honors by Missouri Honors Team.