PRO-LIFE PIONEER JOHN C. WILLKE DIES AT 89
CINCINNATI, Ohio (Feb. 21, 2015) – Life Issues Institute is deeply saddened to report that John C. Willke, MD, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Fri., Feb. 20. He was 89.
Dr. Willke, president of Life Issues Institute, and his wife, Barbara, who died in 2013, are widely considered the parents of the pro-life movement. Their materials have been responsible for educating millions about abortion and have been translated into 32 languages...Continue to full story…
John "Jack". Beloved husband of almost 65 years to Barbara Jean (nee Hiltz). Dear father of Marie (Robert) Meyers, Theresa (Bill) Wilka, Chuck (Carol) Willke, Joseph (Megan) Willke, Anne (Patrick) Millea and Timothy (Dana) Willke. Loving grandfather of 22 and great-grandfather of 3. Passed away Friday February 20, 2015, at age 89. Visitation to be held at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6041 Hamilton Ave., College Hill, 45224 Wednesday (February 25) from 4-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday (February 26) at 11 AM at St. Clare Church, 1443 Cedar Ave., College Hill 45224. Memorials may be made to Life Issues Institute, 1821 W. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45239, and/or Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati, 1802 W. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45239. Condolences to hodappfuneralhome.com.