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“My condolences on your loss of Brian. May he Rest In Peace in Heaven. You are in my Prayers. I'm so sorry . ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: James & Ursula Razo & Family - IN

“My deepest condolences to Brian's family. I am so sad to hear of his passing. Brian was in my 4th grade class at MacArthur Elementary my first year...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Marcia (Schulte) DOWDY - FL

“I am so happy to have known Brian. His smiling face warmed the heart. My sympathy goes out to his family and closest friends. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Robin Vienna - Dyer, IN

“You will be missed!! You were such a great guy Brian. My prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jackie Gross - Friend

“Brian was a good neighbor. We only new each other for a short time but found out we had many friends in common. Brian was kind and caring. He was...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Diane Paarlberg - SAINT JOHN, IN

“Brian my guy, I don't know what happened, but I miss you.For everyone else that never met meI was Brian's guy. He told everyoneHe knew about me. I...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Tony Vicario - Friend

“Eternal Rest Grant Unto Him, May Eternal Light Shine Upon Him.May God bring the family, friends and all who knew Brian, comfort and strength in the...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Nora Mary Gilgallon-Keele - TN

“I'm very sad upon learning of Brian's passing. He was a fantastic man. Just hang in there. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jimmy Buonomo - Dyer, IN - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to you Deedee & your daughters! Brian was always so welcoming to me & my family. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Joy Craven - Crown Point, IN

“Brian always had a smile for everyone. He could take the worst day at work and make it better. His laughter was contagious and we would all be...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Rhonda Prescott - Summerville, SC

“Eternal rest grant unto him, may eternal light shine upon him May he find true the fact that will miss him dearly. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Michael and Rose Taulia - IN


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Brian Paul Wilkes passed away October 12, 2019. Brian was married to Deadra Wilkes for 25 years who survives him as well as twin daughters Victoria and Alexis Wilkes. Also surviving him are his brothers Charles (Lois) Seng, Gary (Cindy) Seng, sister Cathy Branon, sister in-law Debbie (Steve) Langford, and in-laws Carol and Bob Shadwell. His best friend in childhood and in life Steve (Kelly) Smith. Many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death his loving parents Thomas and Ann McDonald, his precious niece Emilie Seng, and his canine companion Sam.

Brian was an amazing father, husband, and friend to all who met him. His bright blue eyes and contagious laugh truly had a way of bringing people together. He was always the life of any party, and he had such a knack for making anyone feel at home in his presence. He was an avid Notre Dame fan, which he shared with his father Thomas McDonald. He grew up on Cedar Lake, where he and his best friend Steve Smith shared some of their most precious memories. He was a father to twin girls, who he loved and supported unconditionally. To say he will be missed is truly an understatement because he made such an impact on so many people. He will forever be missed by his loving family.