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David J. Wilmes

David J. Wilmes

Age 69, of Somerset, WI, died February 21st in his RV in the Mahave Desert following a gathering of family and friends. David was born the son of David and Mary Wilmes on July 25, 1949 in St. Paul, MN.

David began his career with the MN Dept. of Corrections in 1974. He worked in several positions, most recently, as Investigator Supervisor for Operations of Special Investigations until retirement in 2006. In 2007, he was employed as a Polygraph Examiner for the MN Dept. of Health and Human Services.

David will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Susan; his children, Melisa (Brian) Wyer, Jason (Kristi) Wilmes, David Michael (Laura) Wilmes and Adam (Laura Hess) Wilmes. He was the proud grandpa of Hannah, Sophie, Connor, Grady, Addy, Ali and David Jr.

David is survived by his mother, Mary Wilmes; siblings, Maribeth (Mark) Weems, Mark (Lori) Wilmes, Kimberly Wilmes, and Joyce (Randy) Wilmes- Inouye along with aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and many loving friends.

A celebration of David's life will be Saturday, March 16, 2019, 1:00 P.M. at BRADSHAW CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTER, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater, MN with a gathering of family and friends beginning at 12:00 P.M. A reception will follow at the Bayport American Legion in Bayport, MN.