Wilma D. Tolle, 91, of Taylorville, IL died at 9:50 am, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Taylorville Care Center.
She was born to James and Julia Wright Tolle on June 10, 1921 in Taylorville. She graduated from Taylorville Township High School with the Class of 1939. After graduation she was employed by Sangamon Greeting Card Company for 46 years. Wilma was a member of Davis Memorial Christian where she was an active member until recent years. She was also a member of the Sangamon 25 year Club, Christian County Senior Citizens, Christian Women’s Fellowship, and the Christian County Historical Society. Wilma loved to cook, knit, read and work crossword puzzles.
She is survived by two special nieces: Jeannine Wong and husband Cleighton of Pinole, CA and Mary Ann Whiting and husband Tom of Phoenix, AZ. Great Nieces and Great Nephews: Laurie Roberts and husband Michael, Kristen Pietragallo and husband James, Jeff Wong and wife Katie, and Josh Whiting. Great-great Nieces and Great-great Nephews: Janelle Wong, Michaela Wong, Madison Pietragallo, Joseph Pietragallo, Cleighton Roberts and Truman Roberts. She is also survived by special neighbors Becky and Chuck Westerhouse and Matthew Buckley. She was preceded in death by her parents and Sister and Brother-in-law: Mary and Eugene “Swede” Patton.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, May 14, at Davis Memorial Christian Church with Pastor Bill Kerns officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday at McClure Funeral Home and one hour prior to services in the church on Tuesday.
Memorials may be sent to: Davis Memorial Christian Church, 1500 West Franklin, Taylorville, IL 62568, Christian County Senior Citizens, 700 West Adams, Taylorville, IL 62568, or Christian County Animal Control, 300 S. Baughman, Taylorville, IL 62568.
Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.