John Emil Wilke was born 1 MAY 1884 in Platte County, Nebraska. He died 29 APR 1955. He was the son of John Herman Wilke and Anna Margaretha Neemeyer.
John Emil Wilke's wife was Wilhelmina "Minnie" Marie Muth. They were married 17 MAY 1916. Their 8 known children were Celia Irene Wilke, Viola Loretta Wilke, Evelyn Lillian Wilke, Victor LeRoy Wilke, Adeline Roberta Wilke, Milton Charles Emil Wilke, LaVern Richard Wilke and Marvin Martin Wilke.