Elmer L. Wulf
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Elmer L. Wulf
  • June 23, 1939 - July 29, 2017
  • Lexington, Illinois

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LEXINGTON - Elmer L. Wulf, Jr. 78, of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 at his residence.

Elmer was born June 23, 1939, in Bloomington, the son of Elmer and Sylvia (Miller) Wulf. He married Mary Batterton on March 10, 1961. She survives.

Also surviving are their two daughters, Echo Fisher and Jill (Mark) Kastello, both of Bloomington; four grandchildren, Keegan, Tia, Alexis, and Eric Fisher; two brothers, Jerry and Mike Wulf. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Daniel Wulf; two sisters, Linda and Pat; and a brother, Bob "Bumpy".

Elmer (went by Larry) attended Octavia High School where he was an All-Conference football player. After high school, he worked for Illinois Graphics Printing Company. Later in life, Elmer and Mary owned Circle Type printing company for over 20 years. He was the mayor of Cooksville and also a volunteer fire fighter. Elmer had a passion for the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and playing golf. He was known throughout the community for being very generous with a great sense of humor. He loved his daughters dearly and was very proud of them. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren.

A funeral service will take place at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017 at East Lawn Funeral Home. Visitation will take place two hours prior to the service. Burial will follow the service in Wiley Cemetery, Colfax. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or to the Central Illinois Small Animal Shelter, 29738 E 1400 North Rd, Colfax, IL 61728. Online condolences may be shared with the family at eastlawn-bloomington.com.