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Dwayne Walter Kilgren July 3, 1937 - June 5, 2018

Dwayne Walter Kilgren passed away at his Marion home on June 5, 2018. The son of Hulda Elizabeth “Mahaila” and Floyd Walton “Swede” Kilgren, Dwayne was born July 3, 1937 in Crystal Falls, Michigan.

Dwayne moved to Marion as an infant and spent most of his life here. He attended Horace Mann Elementary, Martin Boots Junior High, Marion High School (Class of 1956) and studied Pre-Med at Indiana University.

An Army Veteran, he served as a Medical Specialist in Korea and in the 4th Infantry Division at Ft. Lewis, Washington from 1959-1962. He retired in 1999 from Auto-Owners Insurance as Underwriting Manager for the State of Indiana.

Dwayne was preceded in death by his sister, Judith Ann Kilgren. He is survived by his widow, Nikki Lynn (Moldovan); three children, G.J. Kilgren, Kelli (Dan) Widmeyer, and Sammi Faust; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was a member of the American Legion.