Donald "Don" Henry Wilken, of Hanover, passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, July 18, 2019, surrounded by family, just two days before his 63rd birthday.
Born in Hanover on July 20, 1956 to Karl and Violet "Vi" (nee Eva) Wilken. Don was the founder of Wilken Roofing in Hanover.
Survived by children Andrew (Nicole) Wilken, Abigail Wilken and Adam Wilken all of London. Don was only promoted to the title of Papa 4 months ago to his first granddaughter, but enjoyed seeing Elizabeth at every chance he could. Loved son of Violet "Vi" Wilken and brother of Paul (Diane) Wilken, Sharon (George) Rahn all of Hanover. Don will be missed by his sister in law Jeannette Wilken of Hanover and step siblings Steven Aylwin of Wasaga Beach and Brenda Aylwin (Chris Jones) of Brampton. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his father Karl Wilken, step father Norman Aylwin and brother John Wilken.
To honour his wishes, cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Visitation held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 6-9 pm where a Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 11:00 am, followed by a Celebration of Life at the Hanover Legion. Private Inurnment in the Columbarium in Hanover Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Hanover & District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.