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Obituaries > BILSKEMPER, EMIL U.

Emil U. Bilskemper, 88, of Jacksonville, died Nov. 24, 2004 at Britthaven of Onslow.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps as a master sergeant; was a veteran of World War II serving with the First Marine Raider Battalion and the Korean War serving with the First Marine Regiment, First Battalion.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Bilskemper; and parents, John and Hanna Bilskemper.

Survivors include his daughter, Margaret McCulley of Blairsville, Ga.; brother, Carl Bilskemper of Palmer, Iowa; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville.