Steven R. Wilkinson

Steven R. Wilkinson, 67, of Columbia City, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Wednesday evening, April 10, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Wilkinson retiring from Dana in 2008 after 36 years of employment.

He was born Oct. 30, 1951, in Fort Wayne to Robert C. and Mary Elaine Bowser Wilkinson. He married Betty Coy on Aug. 31, 1974 at Zion Lutheran Church in Columbia City, and she survives.

Additional survivors are two sons, Nathan (Michelle) Wilkinson, of Texas, and Jared (Katie) Wilkinson, of Columbia City; two daughters, Stephanie (Robert) Coffin, of Plainfield, and Myra (Matt) Hartman of Columbia City; a sister, Rhonda (Robert) Happ, of Fort Wayne; a brother, Terry (Kathy) Wilkinson, of Huntington; and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant grandchild.

A funeral service will be held today, Monday, April 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 101 E. North St, Columbia City. Pastor Phil Rittner will officiate. Burial will follow at Oak Grove (Compton) Cemetery.

Memorials are to Zion Lutheran Church.

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