Wilma was born in 1939 in Jefferson county Missouri, she moved to Peoria when she was 12 as her father got a job at caterpillar. The family lived in Congerville and Deer Creek. Wilma met her husband at church and married soon after and he also worked at caterpillar, They raised 3 children and took a foster child in for a few years and built a house in Morton, IL, where Wilma ran a day care with 12 children plus her 3, she did daycare for a number of years. She has 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She loves her family and likes to eat watermelon, M&Ms, red licorice, hard boiled eggs and purple is her favorite color. Wilma loves Nascar and is a social butterfly here at Washington Senior Living.
Thank you Wilma for all the light you bring into everyone’s lives.