Passed away peacefully with his beloved wife and best friend for 52 years Anneli by his side. He was in his 73rd year.  Loving father of Esa and wife Denise (nee LaPorte).  Dearest Pappa to Jasmine and Joram.  Will be missed by brother Allan Wilander and wife Tuulikki of Windsor and sisters Airi Wilander  of Sweden, and Paivikki Makela and husband Tenho and family of Finland.  Loving uncle of Pauliina and Peter Janevski and family. Kari was the owner of Olof’s Travelmaps in Riverside . He retired from Chrysler after 36 years of employment as an electrician and a member of CAW Local 444. Donations to the Hospice Residential Home of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.  Memorial visitation Saturday from 9:30 am until 11:30 am at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841). Share memories, photos or make a donation online at

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