NORTH MANCHESTER – Garland L. Wilcox, 90, North Manchester, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester.

Born on Sept. 19, 1930, in Wabash County, Garland was the son of the late Ernest and Amelia Rickert Wilcox.

Garland served in the United States Army, was a Korean War veteran and took great pride in his service to the country.  Garland was wounded in action and received a Purple Heart for his heroism.  

After returning home from the war he met Lois J. Hapner, and they were married on Dec. 31, 1953.  Lois preceded him in death.

A private celebration of Garland’s life is pending.  In your own way, please remember and celebrate how Garland L. Wilcox’s life impacted yours.

The family has entrusted McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, with final arrangements.


For those wishing to make a memorial gift, Garland’s family would be honored by a contribution to the Honor Flight Northeast Indiana, P.O. Box 5, Huntertown, IN 46748; or a charity of your choice.