|Margaret M. Wilson|
|Wednesday, December 26, 2012 5:16 PM|
May 16, 1917-Dec. 25, 2012
Margaret M. Wilson, 95, of Spencerville, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday with her family at her side at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home, where she had resided for 10 years.
She was born May 16, 1917, in Delphos to Frederick and Mary Jane (Morgan) Krebs, who preceded her in death.
On Sept. 9, 1935, she married James A. Wilson, who died April 19, 1958.
She is survived by 12 children, Jim (Nancy) Wilson of Tom Ball, Texas, George “Chet” Wilson of Santa Rosa Calif., Jerry (Marilyn) Wilson of Dennison,
Dave (Susie) Wilson of Waynesfield, Joe (Judy) Wilson and Mary Kohli of Lima, Bill (Glenda) Wilson of Cumberland, Ind., Tom (Rita) Wilson of Elida, Chuck (Bonnie) Wilson of Dunkirk, Sandy Dearth of Madison, Wis., Sally Denbow of San Jose, Calif., and Carol Heil of Spencerville; a daughter-in-law, Barbara Wilson of Spencerville; 26 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Robert (Coralee) Wilson of Van Wert.
She was also preceded in death by her sons John Wilson and 4-year-old Paul Richard.
Mrs. Wilson was a member of the Monticello United Brethren In Christ Church and also attended the First Baptist Church of Spencerville. She had worked at the Woolworth Store in Lima and then became a nurse’s aide and worked in home health, the Lima T. B. Hospital, Roselawn Manor and Columbia Nursing Homes. She had also worked at the Tomato Cannery in Mandon. She also enjoyed roller skating, dancing and the “Charleston”, Welsh singing in Gomer where she had lived earlier and breakfast with friends at Jim’s Restaurant in Delphos.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Monticello United Brethren Church with Pastors Andrew Atkins and Jim Fletcher officiating. Burial will follow south of the church at the New Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville and after 1 p.m. Friday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Monticello or First Baptist Churches.