Wilbur Kulb, 93

Wilbur Kulb, 93, of Wabash, died at 3:50 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Wellbrooke, Wabash. 

He was born Oct. 14, 1919 in Lincolnville, to Estel J. and Jennie (Cross) Kulb. Wilbur married Ruth E. Barlow in Wabash on Aug. 12, 1939; she died June 15, 2011.  He retired from General Tire in Wabash after 44 years.  He enjoyed his work.

He is survived by two children, Robert Kulb, and Linda Music; and son-in-law, Clarence Music, all of Wabash;  five grandchildren, David (Sophia) Wilcox, Wabash, Tom Wilcox, Seattle, Wash., Teresa (Kevin) Burner, Sabina, Ohio, Jenny (Tim) Henderer, Lagro, and Bill (Doreen) Smedley, Richvalley;  12 great grandchildren, eight great, great grandchildren; and his sister, Imogene Barton, Wabash.  He was preceded in death by one brother, three sisters, and his grandson, Tony Wilcox.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Doug Barton officiating.  Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion.  Friends may call 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Wilbur may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Apr 22