Worling “Woody” Hulting, 95, of Aurora, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Aurora. A memorial celebration of Woody’s life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at First Presbyterian Church, in Aurora. There will be no visitation. Memorial gifts may be given in his memory to First Presbyterian Church, 325 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60505. Funeral arrangements are being handled by The Daleiden Mortuary, in Aurora. To sign a guest book or leave condolences, visit www.daleidenmortuary.com.

Worling “Woody” Hulting, 95, of Aurora, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Aurora. A memorial celebration of Woody’s life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at First Presbyterian Church, in Aurora. There will be no visitation. Memorial gifts may be given in his memory to First Presbyterian Church, 325 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60505. Funeral arrangements are being handled by The Daleiden Mortuary, in Aurora. To sign a guest book or leave condolences, visit www.daleidenmortuary.com.

Worling Wallace Hulting was born on March 23, 1921, in Geneseo, the son of Wallace and Lyla Hulting. He was a graduate of Geneseo Township High School. After graduating from Augustana Business College, in Rock Island, he proudly enlisted in the U.S. Army to serve in World War II from 1942 to 1945 in the 518th Ordinance Heavy Maintenance Company Field Artillery Unit. He is credited with serving in five campaigns, including: Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe.

After discharge, he thoroughly enjoyed a lifelong career as a professional salesman in several states encompassing many interesting territories, including Chicago’s South Side. He dedicated 45 years of his employment to Reynolds and Reynolds, of Dayton, Ohio. He served the Lord enthusiastically in many different ministries during his membership at First Presbyterian Church of Aurora.

He is survived by his wife, C. Joy; his children, Lee Hulting (Janice), of the Chicago area; Lynn Hulting (Tom Dreischarf) of Miamisburg, Ohio; and Jane Hulting (John Wood), of Sugar Grove; and stepchildren, Lynn Hamlin (Jeff Stutes) and Sue Hamlin Harrison, all of Aurora. He leaves behind nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Meredith; and step son-in-law, Daniel Harrison.

Woody’s family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Symphony of Orchard Valley and Journey Care Hospice for guiding him safely home.