OBITUARY

David Charles Wilken

March 17, 1954April 12, 2019

Uncasville- David Charles Wilken, 65, of Gay Hill Rd., died Friday, April 12, 2019 with his wife by his side, after a nearly year long battle with cancer. Mr. Wilken was born on March 17, 1954 in IL the son of Charles and Dorothy Wiken. He married the love of his life Julie in 1982 in Wisconsin. He was employed as a Mechanical Design Tech at Electric Boat for 35 years. He loved his work and took great pride in the work they did. Cherished time working on his 2008 C6 corvette, & going to car shows, & won several trophies. He was a member of the the Quaker Hill Rod & Gun Club, enjoyed target shooting. He also enjoyed fishing, concerts, birds, & video games, when he wasn’t working. Mr. Wilken is survived by his loving wife Julie, his sister in WA, 3 brother in laws, 1 sister-in-law & 6 nieces & nephews. A Celebration of Dave’s Life will be held on April 24, 2019 at 3:00pm in Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London, CT. A Visiting Hour will be held one hour prior to the service from 2:00 until 3:00pm in the funeral home. Please visit www.fultontherouxnewlondon.com for photos, tributes, directions and more service information. Donations may be made in Dave's memory to Center for Hospice care, 227 Dunham Rd., Norwich, CT 06360 or to the charity of the donor's choice.

Services

24 April

Visiting Hour

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fulton-Theroux Funeral Service

181 Ocean Ave
New London, Connecticut 06320

24 April

Celebration of Life

3:00 pm

Fulton-Theroux Funeral Service

181 Ocean Ave
New London, Connecticut 06320

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Biography

Uncasville- David Charles Wilken, 65, of Gay Hill Rd., died Friday, April 12, 2019 with his wife by his side, after a nearly year long battle with cancer.

Mr. Wilken was born on March 17, 1954 in IL the son of Charles and Dorothy Wiken. He married the love of his life Julie in 1982 in Wisconsin. He was employed as a Mechanical Design Tech at Electric Boat for 35 years. He loved his work and took great pride in the work they did. Cherished time working on his 2008 C6 corvette, & going to car shows, & won several trophies.

He was a member of the the Quaker Hill Rod & Gun Club, enjoyed target shooting. He also enjoyed fishing, concerts, birds, & video games,
when he wasn’t working.

Mr. Wilken is survived by his loving wife Julie, his sister in WA, 3 brother in laws, 1 sister-in-law & 6 nieces & nephews.

A Celebration of Dave’s Life will be held on April 24, 2019 at 3:00pm in Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London, CT. A Visiting Hour will be held one hour prior to the service from 2:00 until 3:00pm in the funeral home. Please visit www.fultontherouxnewlondon.com for photos, tributes, directions and more service information. Donations may be made in Dave's memory to Center for Hospice care, 227 Dunham Rd., Norwich, CT 06360 or to the charity of the donor's choice.