Foster Fremont Wilt

Friday, July 27, 2012

Foster Fremont Wilt, 93, retired investment broker, died Monday, July 23, 2012, at NHC Healthcare of Lewisburg.

A native of Blair County, Pa., he was the son of the late Herman Joseph Wilt and Laura Carothers Wilt. Mr. Wilt retired from King & Company in Grand Rapids, Mich. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Lewisburg.

He was first married to Genevieve DeRidder Wilt, who preceded him in death on Jan. 29, 1997. He later married Pansy Ledbetter Wilt, who survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Dan (Lynn) Wilt of Columbia; five grandchildren, Pam Maxey of Cadiz, Ky., Sherry VanEss of Grand Rapids, Mich., Dana Walker of Holland, Mich., Greg Wilt of Bend, Ore., and Lori Brown of Columbia; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by daughter, Janice VanEss in 1987; sister, Nellie Wilt in 1968; and two brothers, Clifford Wilt in 1918 and Galen Wilt in 1953.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 26, at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Gregory Wilt Sr. officiating.

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