Photo: Douglas/Wilhelmi/Mazon/1950-2021

Douglas R. Wilhelmi,70, of Mazon, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021. Born in Shorewood, Il on October 19, 1950, he was the son of the late Bernie Wilhelmi and Eleanore Murphy Stephens.

Doug grew up in Shorewood and graduated from Minooka High School. He later moved to Mazon to be closer to family. He worked as a truck driver, originally as an over the road driver, then staying closer to home as a local driver. Doug was an outgoing, social person who just enjoyed meeting and visiting with neighbors or anyone who would talk with him.

Doug is survived by his children Stephanie Hatfield of Wisconsin, Brett Wilhelmi and Stephen (Dawn Grant) Wilhelmi; grandchildren Natalya, Benjamin and Madelyn Hatfield and Olivia Wilhelmi; his best friend and neighbor Judy Wilhelmi; his brothers Bill Wilhelmi, Kenny Wilhelmi, Mark Murphy and Scott Murphy; and several good friends he made through the years.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Larry Wilhelmi.

A visitation for Doug will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the First Christian Church in Morris, located at 455 W. Southmor Rd. A celebration of Doug’s life will follow at 7:00 pm. Aqua Cremation rites will be accorded after.

An online guestbook has been created for the family, where you may sign the guestbook, share memories and photographs.  You may visit our website at  Arrangements have been entrusted with the U. C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home located at 301 West Washington Street, Morris, Illinois 60450.