Verba Mae Wilson, 73, a resident of Eel River Township in Allen County died at 5:43 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
She was born in Seward, Neb. on March 9, 1939, a daughter of Earl W. and Esther E. (Eicher) Stutzman.
On Nov. 18, 1957, she married Lyle G. Wilson, who survives.
She is also survived by a daughter, Gina Cole of Wabash; two sons, Robin Wilson of Rogers, Ark. and Scot Wilson of Pigeon, Mich.; a brother, Cloy Stutzman of Milford, Neb; two sisters, Joyce Buschert of Goshen and Pauline Hochstetler of Philadelphia; a sister-in-law, Ruby Stutzman of Commerce City, Colo.; and five grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Lawrence Stutzman; and by a brother-in-law Dave Buschert.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Central Church, 5801 Schwartz Rd., Fort Wayne, with Pastors Don Delagrange and Phil Miller, officiating.
The family will receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco on Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m., or at the church one hour prior to the service Sunday afternoon.
Interment will be in the Yaggy Cemetery, Grabill.
Memorials may be directed to Central Church, 5801 Schwartz Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46835; or to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46814
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