Wilma O. Colvin
Posted: Thursday, Dec 27th, 2012
MOUNT MORRIS — Wilma O. Colvin, age 96, died December 24, 2012 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home. Wilma was born April 12, 1916 in Indianapolis, IN the daughter of Henry J. and Olive (Murphy) Hammann.
Wilma is a graduate of Mount Morris High School. Wilma married Benjamin Colvin, October 17, 1936 in Mount Morris, IL.
She worked at Kable Printing after High School; Wilma was also a Homemaker. Wilma was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church; where she was a Ladies Aid, and she served on the Chancel and Alter, Trustee, and she was in the Eastern Star. Wilma also authored a book “Windows.”
Wilma is survived by Son; Benjamin (Darlene) Colvin, Carmel, IN. Grandsons: Ron (Barbara), Noblesville, IN; Jim (Amie) Colvin, Carmel, IN; Tim (Monica) Colvin, Carmel, IN. Great-Grandchildren: Ethan, Nick, Reece, Megan, Emma, Sarah, and Jenessa.
Wilma is preceded in death by her parents, husband: Benjamin Colvin, and sister, Jeanette Keller.
Memorial services were held on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, Mount Morris, IL with Rev. Marilyn Hanson officiating. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Morris, IL. Visitation was on December 27, 2012 in Trinity Lutheran Church from 1:30 p.m. until service time.
Memorials made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Lieu of Flowers.