Wilbur C. Nutt, 77, of Belvidere, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 in O.S.F. St. Anthony Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born on May 14, 1935 in Janesville, Wisconsin, the son of Floyd and Bernice (Morehead) Nutt. Wilbur was married to Marilyn J. Luckey in Belvidere on August 13, 1960. He was a truck driver for Turner Equipment. Veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army. Wilbur attended the First United Methodist Church. He was a former member of the Boone County Fair Board; the local 4-H group and Flora Township Zoning Board. Wilbur is survived by his son, Tom (Perla) Nutt; daughter, Carol (Joe Sartino) Rosenquist; 6 grandchildren, Desiree Rosenquist, Danielle Rosenquist, Shale Rosenquist, Cassius Rosenquist, David Castro and Carrie (Brian Smith) Castro; a great-granddaughter, Lacey Smith. He was preceded in death by parents and wife, Marilyn.
Memorials to the Flora Grange.
Funeral service 10:00 A.M., Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home 218 W. Hurlbut Av. The Rev. James Crone, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery.Visitation 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.