Wilterberger, Dr. Wm. W.
WILTBERGER, Dr. William W.
Memorial services are expected to be held early next week for Dr. William W. Wiltberger, 52, Lake White, noted Pike County surgeon, who died at 1:30 am Wednesday, June 24, 1972 in the M. D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas.
Service time was not completed by press time. Dr. Wiltberger had been a patient at the Texas hospital for several months after suffering from cancer for three years.
With him when he died were his wife, the former Reva Hoskinson, and his brother, Jim, of Columbus. He has three children, Bill who resides at home; Jill of Columbus, and Don stationed with the U. S. Air Force at Wichita Falls, Texas.
Dr. Wiltberger, a native of Columbus and graduate of Ohio State University Medical College in 1947, became a resident surgeon at Pike County Hospital in April, 1959.
He had served as an intern at St. Joseph Hospital, Denver, Colorado and was in the U. S. Air Force two years. He held residencies at St. Rita Hospital, Lima, and M. d. Anderson Hospital in Houston before coming to Waverly.
He was a very prominent in the community, being a member of any civic and community organizations, including a member of the Waverly City Board of Education, having been elected in 1971, and the Pike County Chapters of the American Cancer Society and Heart Fund.
He was also an avid sports fan, had been active in wresting and served as team physician for the Waverly High School athletic programs.
Memorial services are also expected to be held in Columbus, where interment is reported to be made.
Waverly News Watchman - June 1972
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