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Wilma Mae Gilbert

September 12, 1915 December 11, 2013
Wilma Mae Gilbert
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Obituary for Wilma Mae Gilbert

Wilma Mae (Dixon) Gilbert, age 98 of St. Joseph, IL and formerly of Scottland, IL went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Heartland Manor Care in Champaign, IL. She was born on September 12, 1915 in Prairie Township, IL to Ed Norris and Ethel Lucile (Peer) Dixon. On March 21, 1936 she married William Kenneth Gilbert at the Chrisman United Methodist Church. Wilma lived in the Chrisman area for the majority of her life. She also lived in Washington D.C. for about 20 years. She was a member of the Friends Chapel Church in Scottland, IL, Home Extension and a bowling league. She dearly loved playing the piano, driving her car and working in the yard. Wilma is survived by three daughters: Kathleen (Stephen) Via of Chrisman, IL, Cynthia (Terry) Reid of St. Joseph, IL and Nancy (David) Cordes of St. Joseph, IL; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, three sisters and one daughter, Roberta Gilbert. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Chrisman. Burial will follow in Friends Chapel Cemetery in Scottland, IL. For those who wish memorials may be made to Harbor Lights Hospice, Forsythe, IL.

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Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland

215 E. Main Street
Oakland, IL 61943

Krabel Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Oakland
215 E. Main Street Oakland 61943 IL
United States
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