Share This Obituary
Send Flowers
flowers logo


Memories & Candles

“Tara, so sorry to hear about your brother, our prayers go out for you and your family. Sheila Castens (Angie's mom) ”
1 of 87 | Posted by: Sheila Castens - Silvis, IL

“Tara and Family, We wanted to tell you how sorry we are for your loss. We haven't seen you in so many years, but remember fondly how close the...Read More »
2 of 87 | Posted by: Jennifer (Zaragoza) Glackin - IL

“Gary and Jackie, I can hardly put into words how badly I feel for you. Having just heard about Chad today, I'm simply numb. Over the years, I've...Read More »
3 of 87 | Posted by: Darren Bizarri - Taylor Ridge, IL, IL

“We are so very sorry for your loss. You know that we are thinking of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time...Read More »
4 of 87 | Posted by: Mary Jane Sinkule - Little Elm, TX

“Sandra--We are thinking of you and Chad's family and are so saddened to hear aboutChad's Sandra--Our thoughts are with you and Chad's family...Read More »
5 of 87 | Posted by: Barbara Schoeneweis - Scottsdale

“I am deeply saddened by this. My heart goes to all of you. You all will be in my prayers. ”
6 of 87 | Posted by: Cari Caldwell - Winter - IL

“Dear Wildermuth Family, I am so sorry for your lost and my prayers are with you guys and Chad was a great friend and will be missed. Lisa Wheelan...Read More »
7 of 87 | Posted by: Lisa Wheelan Deal - Dever, CO

“Jackie, Gary, Jay & Girls, we are very sorry to hear of Chads passing. We have many great memories of Chad & Jay growing up in the Quad Cities. We...Read More »
8 of 87 | Posted by: Dewey Schuldt - East Moline, IL

“We were saddened and shocked to hear of Chad's death. Chad was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
9 of 87 | Posted by: Jami and Sarah Matkovich

“Gary and Jackie, Sandy and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. Earl Womack ”
10 of 87 | Posted by: Earl & Sandy Womack

“So sorry to hear about Chad. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. ”
11 of 87 | Posted by: Carole & Gary Karenke - IL

“There are not enough words to say how surreal any of this is. I send an abundance of love and hugs to you all and pray each day will give you...Read More »
12 of 87 | Posted by: Stacy Thorp - Iowa City, IA

“Chad was truly one of the nicest, most genuine people I had the pleasure of knowing and will be fondly remembered but so sadly missed. Much too soon...Read More »
13 of 87 | Posted by: Danielle Jordan - Rock Island, IL

“I am so very sorry to hear about this loss. As a younger athlete in my early years at UT, I certainly looked up to Chad who seemed to do everything...Read More »
14 of 87 | Posted by: Jason Neal - West Des Moines, IA

“peace ”
15 of 87 | Posted by: kevin - IL

“Nancy and I were shocked to hear about Chad's death. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go out to your family during these extremely difficult times ”
16 of 87 | Posted by: Ken and Nancy Olson - IL

“To Chad's parents, siblings, nieces, nephew and Sandra: Sending you my thoughts and prayers and wishing my words could ease the pain but I know...Read More »
17 of 87 | Posted by: Linda Nelson - Schoolmate

“My condolences to your family for the loss of Chad. I worked with Chad and so enjoyed his personality. May you find peace and comfort in your...Read More »
18 of 87 | Posted by: Scott Davis - Silvis, IL

“My condolences to your family for the loss of Chad. I worked with Chad and so enjoyed his personality. May you find peace and comfort in your...Read More »
19 of 87 | Posted by: Scott Davis - Silvis, IL

“I am so sorry Regrets to everyone Am praying for you all Love always Candy Kostercm ”
20 of 87 | Posted by: Candy Koster - Rock Island, IL

“Wildermuth family, I am so sorry for your loss! Chad was such a sweet, kind soul and he will be missed. God Bless you all. Your family will be in my...Read More »
21 of 87 | Posted by: Melissa Garcia (Land) - Hampton, IL

“Gene and I want to express our deepest sympathy to all of you in your loss of Chad. Our son Shane played basketball with Chad at UT. Our thoughta and...Read More »
22 of 87 | Posted by: Pat Held - East Moline, IL

“Our thoughts are with you. Please take care of yourselves, we Love you. ”
23 of 87 | Posted by: Rudy-Deb Vallejo - East Moline, IL

“So sorry for your loss and the pain you are going through. Your whole family has been in my thoughts since hearing the news. Take care, Rhonda ”
24 of 87 | Posted by: Rhonda Bartz - Silvis, IL

“Chad was admired and respected by many. He was always kind to everyone and always would stop and say hello even if you were the little kid on the...Read More »
25 of 87 | Posted by: Kristie Kight Cantrell - MO

“May God watch over you and give you strength. I am so very sorry for your loss! ”
26 of 87 | Posted by: Kelly Hutchinson Goebel - IL

“There aren't enough words to express how devasted we are about Chad's passing. He was a wonderful friend to us both over the many years we knew him....Read More »
27 of 87 | Posted by: Jamie and Jeff Sevier - Silvis, IL

“Chadwick Arnold as some of us called him...lol will be missed. I knew Chad in high school and thanks to the great facebook was able to keep up with...Read More »
28 of 87 | Posted by: Windy (Wallace) Rodgers - Cordova, IL

“Dear Wildermuths, Penny and I will never forget Chad. Our house lit up when he would come over to hang out with Dave. He always took the time to...Read More »
29 of 87 | Posted by: fred and penny segura - moline, IL

“Jackie, Gary, Tammy, Jay and Tara We were just talking the other day about the golf outing in Cancun 2004...Chad, Whitney and JR schmoozing their...Read More »
30 of 87 | Posted by: Susie and JR Martel - FL

“Losing a child has got to be the hardest thing for a parent, we just assume that we will go before them, as a parent I just can not imagine your pain...Read More »
31 of 87 | Posted by: Josie Bustos - East Moline, IL

“Wildermuth Family I am sorry for your loss. Chad was a kind, sweet friend with a beautiful radiant smile. ”
32 of 87 | Posted by: Bobbie (Seuam) Abend - IL

“Dear Wildermuth Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Chad was such a great, genuine guy. He will be missed by so many. You will be in my thoughts...Read More »
33 of 87 | Posted by: Janelle Burkeybile Nicewanner - IL

“You will be missed but remembered as the funny guy always smiling ”
34 of 87 | Posted by: Wendi (Miller) Smith - Hampton, IL

“Chad was a great guy. You have my deepest sympathy And condolences. ”
35 of 87 | Posted by: Josh Passno - Orion, IL

“Chad will be missed by so many. He could always make you laugh or smile and had such a love of life. ”
36 of 87 | Posted by: Chris Kratzberg - Coal Valley, IL

“Tara and Wildermuth Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Chad. He will be missed dearly by many. May God's love and peace give you comfort...Read More »
37 of 87 | Posted by: Tiffany Olson Jones - VA

“My heartfelt sympathy to Chads family. Especially to Tara. ”
38 of 87 | Posted by: Vikki Casillas - East Moline, IL

“Dear Jackie, Gary and Family, We are so sorry to hear about Chad. Our deepest sympathies and prayers are yours as you travel along this very...Read More »
39 of 87 | Posted by: Kathie/Floyd Stockwell - IL

“So very sorry for your loss. I was a classmate of Chad's in high school. What an honor to call him my friend, he will be missed by many. Those we...Read More »
40 of 87 | Posted by: Krista (Swanson) Dunsworth

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Chad was a great friend to so many, he was a truly genuine soul. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. ”
41 of 87 | Posted by: Michelle (Scott) Johnson - moline, IL

“Dear Wildermuth Family, I am so terribly sad to hear of Chad's passing. He was a sweet, warm person who was always a pleasure to be around. You ...Read More »
42 of 87 | Posted by: Konnie Fry - Port Byron, IL

“Tara, Gary, and Jackie- Oh- I am so, so sorry to hear about Chad. He was such a great guy- when I think about your family I just remember how much...Read More »
43 of 87 | Posted by: Jenny Hanson Hofmann - Aledo, IL

“My most heartfelt sympathies go out to all of Chad's family for your loss. He will be greatly missed by all those who were blessed to have called...Read More »
44 of 87 | Posted by: Aaron Ellis - Moline, IL

“Tara, just wanted to say how sorry I am. Chad was a great guy and always fun to be around. Please pass along my deepest sympathies to your mom, dad...Read More »
45 of 87 | Posted by: Gene Fry - Port Byron, IL

“I was so saddened to hear of Chad's passing. I will always remember how kind and gentle he was to everyone. I can still remember the day I first met...Read More »
46 of 87 | Posted by: Tina Ferreri

“My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Wildermuth family. May God comfort you in this tragic time of deep loss. ”
47 of 87 | Posted by: Kathy Taylor - Milan, IL

“I will always remember Chad as Chadwick Aloysius. More importantly I'll always remember what a great role model he was to me growing up on 10th...Read More »
48 of 87 | Posted by: Christopher Edmondson - Maquoketa, IA

“I am so shocked to here of chads passing. I will always remember chad with found memories. Chad gave something very special to everyone he touched. ”
49 of 87 | Posted by: Brian and CAROL Mumma - AZ

“Dear Wildermuth Family, Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family. Chad's smile could light up the room. We are fortunate to have know him. ...Read More »
50 of 87 | Posted by: DJ and Erin Mumma - Byron, IL

“To the Wildermuth family: i am so sorry to hear about Chad. My thought and prayers are with you. The John Davis family ”
51 of 87 | Posted by: John Davis - Bartlett, IL

“I am so so sorry for your loss.. I can't imagine the sadness and heartbreak you are feeling now.. Chad was definitely one of the most genuine guys I...Read More »
52 of 87 | Posted by: Lora Nitzel Gelande - Port Byron

“so sorry to hear about chad...he was always such a sweet guy...you are all in my thoughts and prayers... ”
53 of 87 | Posted by: shandell loenser - geneseo, IL

“Onie and I are so very sad to hear of Chad's passing. Please know that you are all in our prayers, and we are sending love and good thoughts your way...Read More »
54 of 87 | Posted by: Julie Griffin - Moline, IL

“Dear Wildermuth Family, I am sorry for your loss. Words cannot express my sadness. Chad was a great person, and a great friend. He will always...Read More »
55 of 87 | Posted by: Brady Clancy - East Moline, IL

“Dearest Wildermuth Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
56 of 87 | Posted by: Jennifer Finch Webster - Colona, IL

“So sorry to the entire family. Chad was a great friend and we will miss him dearly. RIP my friend ”
57 of 87 | Posted by: Tim Smith - Hampton, IL

“My deepest sympathy's. ”
58 of 87 | Posted by: Bob Meehan - Westchester, IL

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Wildermuth family. May He bring you peace and comfort in your time of sorrow. ”
59 of 87 | Posted by: Heather (Petrick) Hasdintra - IL

“To our long time Friends, We were so sorry to hear about Chad passing away. Our heartfelt prayers are with you all. May God reach out to you with...Read More »
60 of 87 | Posted by: Schroeter Family - McKinney, TX

“Dear Wildermuth Family, I am truly sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all. ”
61 of 87 | Posted by: Shelly Ronnebeck Wallace

“"Perhaps they are not the stars,but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down to let us know they are...Read More »
62 of 87 | Posted by: Dionne Tingley - Moline, IL

“Deepest sympathies to the family. My heart goes out to all of you on your loss. ”
63 of 87 | Posted by: Regina McKitrick Versluis - NJ

“We are so sorry for your loss may you find confort through wonderful memories. May God be with you in this time of sadness. ”
64 of 87 | Posted by: Jerry & Sandy Higgins - IL

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Chad. He was a great guy and will be missed by so many. Life is a precious gift and we are honored to have...Read More »
65 of 87 | Posted by: Chad and Tina Welsh - Peoria, AZ

“I am sorry to hear about Chad. He was a wonderful young man. I had the pleasure of coaching him for a year. You are all in my prayers ”
66 of 87 | Posted by: Tom Rice - East moline , IL

“Tara, Jackie, Gary and family I have nothing but wonderful memories of bubba from high school, college and later. One of the nicest people I ever...Read More »
67 of 87 | Posted by: Eric Delaere - Oro Valley, AZ

“To the Wildermuth family, Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of Chad. He was such a wonderful person. I have many memories with him...Read More »
68 of 87 | Posted by: Jozette (Bustos) McLean - IL

“To the Wildermuth family, I am so sorry for you loss, Chad was a wonderful person. My prayers and thoughts go out to Chad and his family. We...Read More »
69 of 87 | Posted by: Bryan Mosley - Westminster, CO

“Dear Gary, Jackie, Tara and the whole Wildermuth family, It is with deep sadness that we learned of Chads passing. I know he was a great person...Read More »
70 of 87 | Posted by: Rick & Pam Tingley - Moline, IL

“chad was such a sweet man, he will be missed by many ”
71 of 87 | Posted by: Jenny day smith - Silvis, IL

“rob an i are so sorry for your loss. we are going to miss chad very much.he was such a dear friend an was taken to soon.all of you are in our...Read More »
72 of 87 | Posted by: melissa traub - moline, IL

“Gary & Jackie, We were very sadden to here about the lost of your son Chad...Our children went to high school together and we lived in the same...Read More »
73 of 87 | Posted by: Tony & Pat Lasek - Port Byron, IL

“I share your grief in this time of bereavement with deepest sympathy and condolence. Please know I cherish the memories of the times we spent...Read More »
74 of 87 | Posted by: Nick Bond - Davenport, IA

“I was deeply saddened to hear the news about Chad. He was a wonderful person, one whose memory always brings a smile to my face. He was the type of...Read More »
75 of 87 | Posted by: Sheila (Hilburn) Harris - IL

“Wildermuth Family, So sorry for the loss of such a wonderful son. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
76 of 87 | Posted by: John Bert - Caledonia, WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Wildermuth family. Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Chad radiated kindness and...Read More »
77 of 87 | Posted by: Tad Tyler - East Moline, IL

“Words can't describe the sympathy I feel right now. My heart goes out to the entire Wildermuth family. I feel very fortunate to have know Chad...Read More »
78 of 87 | Posted by: Kris Gelande Barnes - Bettendorf, IA

“I can't begin to find the right words to express my sympathy. Chad was truly an incredible individual with the kindest heart and awesome...Read More »
79 of 87 | Posted by: Lynn (Hoefflin) Carr - Boone, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Wildermuth family. I feel blessed for having Chad as my friend. I will always remember the laughs we recently...Read More »
80 of 87 | Posted by: Sergio Nino - Phoenix, AZ

“Chad, you will be missed but never forgotten by those who were lucky to have known you. Always funny and quick witted I already miss you. Ryan ”
81 of 87 | Posted by: Ryan Louden - Lenexa, KS

“To the Wildermuth family, I had the privilege of knowing Chad through his friendship with my daughter, Shawna. My sincere sympathy to his family...Read More »
82 of 87 | Posted by: Donna and Jim Meade - bettendorf , IA

“Gary, Jackie, Tara and family the Bond/Ryser family is thinking of your family during this time. We all have great happy memories of Chad, he was a...Read More »
83 of 87 | Posted by: Trish Bond Ryser - East Moline, IL

“Chad was the part of many of my special memories, as well as many other people. He was truly good soul, he will be forever in our hearts! ”
84 of 87 | Posted by: Heidi Cordes - Savoy, IL - friend

“Dear Wildermuth Family, We are thinking and praying for your family. May the wonderful memories that you all share of Chad help you though the days...Read More »
85 of 87 | Posted by: Dan and Karen Louden - AZ

“Good man, good teammate, and good classmates. But more importantly great friend. See you soon Muff. Rest in peace. ”
86 of 87 | Posted by: Aaron Neff - Davenport, IA

“My heart aches for the Wildermuth family. I am so sorry to hear of Chad's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Sandi Johnson...Read More »
87 of 87 | Posted by: Sandi Johnson Woods - Moline , IL


Chad David Wildermuth, 39 of Rockwall, TX, passed away, November 24, 2012. Chad died of an aorta aneurism. He was born in Silvis, IL on January 4, 1973. Chad graduated from United Township High School in 1991. He got his Business Administration degree from Illinois State University. He was survived by his parents, Gary and Jacqueline Wildermuth, sister Tammy Yannetti, brother Jay Wildermuth and sister Tara Welch. Chad also had five nieces, Tabitha, Bethany, Madison, Peyton, and Ava. He also had one nephew Steen Welch. He had a loving girlfriend, Sandra Nino. Chad was a huge sports fan. His favorite teams were the Chicago Cubs and Dallas Cowboys. He was a wonderful Uncle and a great friend to many. Chad's celebration of life will be November 27th at 3p.m. and memorial service at 5 p.m. at Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home-301 West Nash, Terrell, Texas. Donations can be made to the American Heart Association.