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Wayne H. Kilian

October 6, 1932 — December 2, 2022

Hilliard, Ohio

 

Wayne Howard Kilian, age 90, of Hilliard, Ohio, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2022.  Preceded in death by parents Conrad and Verna (Kolell) Kilian, brother Donald Kilian, granddaughter Melissa Lenz, loving wife Marian and son Glenn Lenz.  Survived by brother Kenneth (Jesse Joyce) Kilian, sister Sandra (William) Saunders and sister-in-law Helene Kilian, children Thomas (Paulette) Lenz, Lori Wintering, Julie (Barry) Bertram and Michael (Kimberly) Kilian, grandchildren Glenn Jr. (Beth), Jason (Cari), Thomas (Erin), Angela (Alex), Kyle, Holly, Phillip (Lucia), Nicole (Damian), Brandon, Tanner and Morgan, seven great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and numerous loving family and friends.  Wayne grew up on a farm in Lake Mills, WI.  He served in the United States Army in 1954 through 1956 and received the National Defense Service Medal.  He worked for 30 years with Bell Telephone which was eventually purchased by AT&T.  He enjoyed his early retirement working with wood and part-time work with Linworth Lumber.  He met the love of his life in 1961 and spent 60 years with her before she passed.  He loved to make jokes and was a very optimistic person.  Family will receive friends from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2022, at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich Street, Hilliard, OH 43026 (614) 876-1722 where his Funeral Service will follow the visitation and begin at 12:00 pm FRIDAY with Chaplain Jim Blankenship, officiating.  We will proceed to Kingwood Memorial Park, 8230 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH 43035, to lay his body to rest with Military Honors at 2:00 pm Friday.  Please visit www.tiddfuneralservice.com to share your favorite memories and to send your condolences to the Kilian Family.

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, December 9, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Tidd Family Funeral Home

5265 Norwich St, Hilliard, OH 43026

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 9, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Tidd Family Funeral Home

5265 Norwich St, Hilliard, OH 43026

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Graveside Service

Friday, December 9, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

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