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William F. Wilke, mechanical-general contractor, dies

William F. Wilke, mechanical-general contractor, dies

William F. Wilke, a retired mechanical and general contractor who owned and operated his own business for nearly two decades, died last Wednesday from complications of a stroke at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. The Parkville resident was 95.

“He was the cream of the crop. In over 40 years, I never heard anyone say a bad word about him,” said Stephen W. Oliner, who had been Mr. Wilke’s accountant since 1975.

“I considered him both a client and friend. He was a wonderful person and I am glad that I got to know him,” said Mr. Oliner, a Baltimore resident. “He was honest, humble, sincere and a man who was known for his word. When he said he’d do something, he...

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