Wilbert Orton passed away peacefully January 24, 2020 at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc at age 97. He was born to Bert and Edith Orton in Twin Grove, Wisconsin. Navy veteran who served in the South Pacific in World War II. After the war, he worked at Waukesha Engine until his retirement in 1982. He loved woodworking, gardening, working on his vehicles, and travelling, most notable to California every other winter with his wife of 68 years, Joyce, who preceded him in death in 2018.
He is survived by his son, Randy of Waukesha; sister, Darlene Dahms of Houston, Texas; and Ann Brady of Lakeside, California.
A service is planned but still pending.
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