Then on to Sandpoint, Idaho where Wilbur, graduated from high school in 1952, entered the U.S. Army and was stationed in the Alaskan Territory during the Korean Conflict; where their first son, Michael was born.
Home to Sandpoint, Idaho where Douglas and Christine were born.
The family moved to Spokane, Washington, in the mid 1960’s.
Wilbur became a truck driver and worked for Don Mumma Trucking, Gifford Hill / A.S.C.
/ Metal Sales; traveling WA, ID, and MT.
After he became an Owner/operator, leased to Fry Trucking, Rathdrum, ID, traveling WA, OR, and CA; until his health started to fail with COPD and diabetes.
He was a truck driver for 49 years.
Wilbur is survived by his three children, six grandchildren, and sister: Sandra McDonald, one niece, many cousins and friends; including Wilburs partner, Barbara; living at the home also sons, Mark and Kent of Spokane Valley.
A Celebration of Life to be held at Broadway Truck Stop on the 31st of May, 2014, between 2:00PM and 4:00PM.
Burial will be private.
Thank you Hospice of Spokane!