Wilbert Michelson

(Retired Mechanic)

 

Peacefully at The Grove Nursing Home, Arnprior in the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 2, 2018; Wilbert Charles Michelson of Arnprior passed away in his 94th year. Beloved husband of Erva (nee Cameron). Loved and respected father of Beverley Young and Barbara Nishimura (Wayne), both of Markham and Wayne (Valarie) of Arnprior. Much loved Poppa of Jordan (Marlo), Joshua (Kasey) and Matthew. Wilbert was the last surviving child of the late Charlie and Tina (nee Scheel) Michelson of McNab Township. He was predeceased by 3 brothers: Kenneth (late Alice), Elmer (late Mary) and Harold (late Lorraine) as well as 2 sisters: Eldeth Fick (late Wilfred) and Viola Krause (late Wally). Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. A quiet, hardworking man, Wilbert grew up on the family farm in McNab Township. He became a mechanic and later founded Michelson Wheel Alignment on William Street in Arnprior. He spent many years working alongside his son Wayne who carries on the family business to this day. Family and friends paid their respects during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Thursday evening, January 4th from 7 to 9 p.m. only. A Funeral Service was conducted in Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, 116 Baskin Drive West, Arnprior on Friday morning, January 5th at 11 o’clock. Interment Albert Street Cemetery, Arnprior. In memory of Wilbert, please consider a donation to Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, Arnprior or The Grove Nursing Home, Arnprior.