Louis Wiklund Birthday


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Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2014, 1:03 pm
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Louis F. Wiklund, 22303 66th Ave. N., Port Byron, will be honored at an open house on Saturday, March 8, in observance of his 80th birthday.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 9 to 11 a.m. at Countryside Christian Church, Port Byron. Brunch will be served. No gifts, please.
Mr. Wiklund was born on March 4, 1934. He married Joanne Fidlar, Cordova, on Dec. 30, 1956, in Cordova.
His children are Michael (Krista) Wiklund, rural Port Byron; and the late Marna Wiklund Packer, Erie. His grandsons are Lane, Luke and Landon. His granddaughter is Hannah Packer.
He was employed as an auto technician at Bob Eriksen Chevrolet, Milan, retiring on June 13, 1997. After retiring, he was employed part time for Lincoln Automotive Service in Park View, Iowa. He has been a member of Countryside Christian Church since 1963.














 



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