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Obits > 1969 - Dora (Lawrence) Wildman

Submitted by Melva L. Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
May 6, 1969 - Monday, pg 2 col 1
DORA (Lawrence)  WILDMAN
Mrs. Dora Wildman Dies In Hospital
Prophetstown: - Mrs. Dora Wildman, 77, lifelong resident of Prophetstown, passed away Sunday evening in the Sterling Community General Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the United Methodist Church, the Rev. Paul Olson officiating, with burial in Leon Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Gardner Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Dora Wildman was born Feb. 4, 1892, the daughter of Samuel and Nettie Johnson Lawrence. She was educated in Spring Hill School and Prophetstown high School.  She married Ralph Wildman on Feb, 8, 1911 in Spring Hill.  She was a member of the Prophetstown United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her mother, who is 99;  one son Claude Wildman of Thomson;  three daughters, Mrs. Ida Smith of Prophetstown;  Mrs. Orpha Folkers of Sterling;  Mrs. Elaine Merrill of Ohio;  one brother, Max Lawrence of Prophetstown;  three sisters, Mrs. McKinnley Pickens of Chadwick;  Mrs. Robert Pearsall of Hillsdale;  Mrs. Jay Ward Sr. of Morrisoin;  14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded by her husband and father.

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