Wilbert Schmuhl, 82, Minot, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in a Minot nursing home.
He was born April 7, 1932, to Gilbert and LuLu Schmuhl, in Joliet, Ill. He served in the Army from April 15, 1954, to March 10, 1960. He married Loretta Reed on Jan. 1, 1960, in Washington.
Survivors: wife; sons, Robert Schmuhl, Minot, Bill Schmuhl, Las Vegas, Nev., Darren Decker, Seattle, Doug Ewart, Monticello, Vt.; daughters, Donna Smith Schmuhl, Minot, and Debbie Boenig, of Connecticut; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys Adolphi, Las Vegas.
Burial: North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, rural Mandan, on July 11.
Booksigning: Thursday, 2 to 5 p.m., Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.