Paul T. Wilde, age 54, of New London, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2016 in Weyauwega after a three year battle with Melanoma cancer.
Paul was born on May 8, 1961 to Hilbert and Louise (Reichert) in New London. Paul attended Emanuel Lutheran Grade School in New London and graduated from Fox Valley Lutheran High School in Appleton in 1979. After high school graduation, he attended and graduated from Martin Lutheran College in New Ulm, MN. Paul excelled in golfing and tennis for many years and after college he taught in Mesa, AZ. Paul then returned to the Appleton area where he taught tennis for many years. He then moved to Florida and taught tennis at the Chris Everts Academy. He then returned to New London area. He had a life-long love for music and he wrote, published and recorded Christian music.
Paul is survived by his parents, Hilbert and Louise Wilde, New London; brothers, John Wilde, New London; David (Ellen) Wilde, Appleton; sister, Annette Wilde, New London and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service for Paul will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Cline and Hanson Funeral Home in New London on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Visitation will from 9-11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the spring at Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery in New London. A memorial fund has been established.