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“dad I love you and you are always in my heart ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: beate wahlman - hermann, MO

“I love u dad always and forever u will always be in my heart and on my mine THANKS FOR WATCHING over me at night I will see u again one day live BEATE ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: kami smith - hermann, MO

“Dad u will be deeply miss u can fly with the angles now no more pain and suffering u will miss by your grandkids and your loving daughter BLADE ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: kami smith - hermann, MO

“May God comfort you in your time of need. May his arms wrap around you and hold you close. Look to him. May he bless you and your family. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jeremy - Williamsburg, VA

“Ken was a great mentor to many in the Army and touched the lives and careers of all those who knew him in a very positive manner. Ken and I worked...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Don Topping - Williamsburg, VA

“To Ken's family and friends, may God comfort you in your loss of a superior human being, outstanding military leader and original American patriot. ...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Chuck Boyle - Washington, DC

“Cathy,I remember several occasions here in Blacksburg observing your dad beaming with pride as you entered the Corps as a freshman cadet through your...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: COL (Ret) Chris St. Jean - VA

“Linda and Cathy, I'm sorry for your lose. This prayer always helped me through my hard times, I hope it will do the same for you.Hopi PrayerDo not...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Wendy Clinger - New Kent, VA

“Sorry for your loss, Linda and Cathy. Ken will be greatly missed. It was a privilege to have known him and I was fortunate to have benefited from his...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Melvin VanSteenwyk - Aberdeen, SD

“It was an honor and a privilege to work for Ken when he was the chief of the USAV James McHenry. I was blessed to be his friend. He will be sorely...Read More »
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Chief Warrant Officer Four Kenneth M. Wahlman, USA (Ret.) died September 7, 2014 at his home.
He served his country in the United States Army for 25 years retiring in 1991. During his tenure in the Army he served briefly with the 5th Psychological Operations Battalion as a German language interrogator/interpreter following the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. He was assigned to the PM-3A nuclear power plant, McMurdo Station, Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 1972. Chief Warrant Officer Wahlman was assigned to the 7th Transportation Group where he served aboard almost every class of vessel in the Army inventory as Chief Engineer. In 1984 he assumed duties as OIC and Chief Instructor of the Marine Engineering Committee, U. S. Army Transportation School. He served a tour in the Azores, served as activation technician for Operation Big Red 1987 and his final assignment was first Chief Engineer of the U. S. Army Heavy Lift Ship James McHenry.
Chief Warrant Officer Wahlman served as Chief , U. S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Watercraft Inspection Branch at Fort Eustis from August 2001 until retiring from federal civil service in 2009.
He received numerous military awards including the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Antarctica Service Medal with Winter Over Device and Nuclear Reactor Operator Shift Supervisor Badge. During his civil service tenure he was awarded the Distinguished Member of the Regiment, the Ancient Order of Saint Christopher and the certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service to the Transportation Corps.
Chief Warrant Officer Wahlman was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, Gloucester. He enjoyed being a numismatist, a collector of coins. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and brother who will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul James Wahlman, Sr. and Evelyn Arbisi Wahlman and a brother, Kevin Wahlman
He is survived by his wife Linda Marie Wahlman; his daughter, Catherine A. Coyner and husband Jesse; his sister, Catherine Cano and brother, Paul James Wahlman, Jr.
A service of Christian Liturgy officiated by Reverend James Cowles will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, September 11, 2014 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 6262 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 7 until 8 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Inurnment will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
In memory of Kenneth Wahlman memorial gifts may be given to St. Therese Catholic Church, 6262 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061.