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Dorothy Wilson

January 31, 1918 June 8, 2015
Dorothy Wilson
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DOROTHY C. WILSON, 97, of Resthave Home in Morrison, IL, died Monday June 8, 2015 at Resthave Home. Dorothy was born January 31, 1918, in Morrison, IL, to Carl F. and Reka (Camps) Meiners. She was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools. She was first married to Lawrence J. Johnson. Later, on June 15, 1963, she married Irvin J. "Sam" Wilson in Hillsboro, IL. He died on November 25, 1999. Dorothy was employed by General Electric in Morrison for 34 years, and was a member of the GEM Club. She greatly delighted in spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She also took pleasure in spending time at her daughter"s home in rural Mt. Carroll near "Lake Wilson" which was named after her late husband. Dorothy enjoyed trips to Florida, the last one being in 2009. Survivors include two daughters, Donna (Lynn) Border of Morrison and Jan (Doug) Banes of Mt. Carroll, IL; three grandchildren, Shelli Banes, Todd (Angie) Banes and Margo Melson; one step granddaughter, Bobbi Flaherty; five great grandchildren, Elli Clark, Samantha Melson, Mackenzie Melson, D.J. Banes, Dylan Banes; one step great granddaughter, Matti Flaherty; one great great grandson, Cooper Melson; one sister, Marian VanDerLeest of Morrison. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Sam; one son, Richard Johnson; one sister, Alice McGinn; three brothers, Glen, Ray and Ted Meiners.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 AM Friday " June 12, 2015 at the Morrison Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING: Rev. Rich Davis " Pastor: Emmanuel Reformed Church " Morrison, IL VISITATION: 9:00 AM until time of funeral service Friday " June 12, 2015 at the Morrison Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL

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