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“Take care in Gods grace Bless all!J ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Stan and Candy Kossman - Aurora, CO

“To The Loose Family We were saddened to hear the passing of Wilmer. I did not know of his passing until today, how sad. Wilmer always was smiling and...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Bob Broeckel - Chilton, WI

“I was surprised to hear of Wilmer's passing. I always enjoyed talking to him when he worked at the old high school and in town. My last...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Jim Eisner - Chilton, WI - friend

“I know i haven't seen you guys in 13 yrs.... but the memory i do have i will always cherish...he will be missed alot...stay strong n the family...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Crystal Pagel - Oshkosh, WI

“We were sorry to hear of his passing. We were also unable to attend the services due to scheduling problems and distance. We will keep the family...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Lillian Ann Theroux

“Dear Lucinda and Bonnie and all the family, We send our deepest sympathy to each of you. Wilmer was a smiling face and a great story teller at...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Cheryl & Frank & Christopher Wilson - CA

“To Lucinda and the members of the Loose Family, I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to you with the loss of your husband and father, you're...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending you our heartfelt sympathy. Sorry to see he is no longer with us. He's at peace now.Roger and Rochelle Oney ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending our deepest sympathies to Lucinda and family. I'll always remember the days at Chilton high School with Wilmer as our janitor. Wilmer was...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Janet & Ron Keuler - Chilton, WI

“Grace and family, You have our sincere sympathy. We were very happy to know your Dad. Bernie and Sandra Weidling ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Our heartfelt Sympathy your family at your loss ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Conrad and Ann Kopitzke - WI

“My heart goes out to Lucinda and family. Wilmer and family are long time friends.I have known Wilmer and family since I can remember. He is now with...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Cindy and family, We were sad to hear of Wilmer's passing. We enjoyed the little visit we had at 7Angels last month.He was always nice to visit with...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Mike & Nancy Moschel & Alma Schweitzer

“My Deepest Sympathy to the Loose family I worked with Willmer at Foley's and had a great time he was always so helpful ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Mary Johnson - Plymouth, WI

“He was an awesome Grandpa that could tinker with anything until it worked! I will always remember you ripping around on your John Deere! ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: Jessy

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: Gene & Mary Savage - Kimberly,, WI

“With sympathy to you and your family, he is now at peace with our loving heavenly Father. Our prayers to all+ ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Alan & Marlene Sieker - Manitowoc, WI

“Our deepest sympathy to Ott family. ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: mary meissner - reedsville, WI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: Darryl & Barbara Vogel - Houston, TX

“Our sympathy to Lucinda and the family. Always enjoyed chatting with Wilmer when we met at 7 Angels. He usually had some words of wisdom. ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: art and joyce kopf - chilton, WI

“Our condolences to the Loose & Tienor families. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Thomas & Toni Everage - Tacoma, WA

“I am saddened by the loss of Wilmer. I enjoyed talking with and teasing Wilmer both at Chilton High School and when I worked at Farm and Home. He...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Dale Voskuil - Chilton, WI

“Offering our sympathy to the entire Loose family at this sad time. All the photos show what a lovely family Wilmer and Lucinda created. May you all...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: reyne & jim schepper - two rivers, WI

“I am sorry to hear of Wilmer's passing. My condolences to his family and friends. Wilmer never failed to brighten our day at the old high school...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Fred Klaeser - Chilton, WI

“Wilmer was a much loved driver for the New Hope Center and the AHPZ. He always remembered each and everyone of his passengers and they will always...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Linda Bangart - WI

“You have my deepest sympathy on your loss of Wilmer. He surely was a nice friendly person that always made sure he said hello. He will be deeply...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Kathy Burg - Chilton, WI - Friend

“On behalf of many of the teachers at Chilton, I would like to convey our sympathy to the entire Loose family. Wilmer's smile and his sense of humor...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Ed Rollmann - Chilton, WI


Wilmer L. Loose, age 88, of Chilton, died on Sat. June 2, 2012 at the Chilton Care Center. He was born on May 1, 1924 in the Town of Woodville, son of the late Gustave & Emma (Brandes) Loose. He married Lucinda I. Reinke on April 19, 1944 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Hilbert. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He worked on farms in the Calumet County area and later became a licensed cheese maker working mostly for Harry Laack Cheese Factory. In 1962 he started at the Foley Co. in Chilton until 1973 when he began an 11 year career as a custodian for the Chilton High School. He then drove bus for the New Hope Center in Chilton and did custom yard work in Chilton for many years. Wilmer loved to play Sheepshead, and spending many hours putzing and puttering in his garage. He was a member of St. Martin Lutheran Church, where he served on the church council, and a member of American Legion Post #125 of Chilton. Survivors include his wife Lucinda of Chilton; 6 children, Bev (James) Tienor of Reedsville, Barb (Norb) Kratz of Brillion, Bonnie O'Connell of Reedsville, Grace (James W.) Ott of Valders, Gordon (Jane) Loose of Chilton, Glenn Loose of Chilton; 18 grandchildren, John, Jeff, Jason, Scott, Cindy. Susan, Laurie, Kathryn. Mike, Jodi, Jennifer, Jessica, James A., Jeana, Penny, Nicole, Haley, McKenzie; 35 great Grandchildren;3 sisters-in-law, Lois Loose of Sheboygan, Delores Price of Manitowoc, Alice Sebo of Reedsville; a brother-in-law, John (Clarabelle) Ruh of Brillion; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gustave & Emma Loose; a son-in-law, Keith O'Connell: a great granddaughter, Ashley Rose Rieder; a sister, Esther Lefeber; 4 brothers, Raymond, Norbert, Roman, & Rueben Loose. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Tue June 5, 2012 at St. Martin Lutheran Church (717 Memorial Dr.) in Chilton, with the Rev. Wayne Huebner officiating. Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post #125 of Chilton. Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton from 4 PM to 8 PM on Monday, June 4, 2012 and again at the church on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 9:30 AM until the time of services. A memorial fund has been established for St. Martin Lutheran Church.