Florence (Foster) Wilson

Born: Tue., Apr. 18, 1916
Died: Sun., Sep. 10, 2017


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Sep. 16, 2017
Location: Ridgway Location

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Sep. 16, 2017
Location: Ridgway Location

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  Florence Wilson, 101, of Ridgway, Ill., passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017, 6:22 a.m., at the Harrisburg Medical Center of Harrisburg.  Florence was born in Ridgway to the late Joseph “Lane” and Mary Ellen “Mayme” (Barnett) Foster on April 18, 1916.  She married Max Hastings Wilson on December 24, 1934 and he preceded her in death on March 29, 2010.  Survived by the following  family and friends, her son, Ronald Paul Wilson of Ridgway; her grand daughter, Julie Ann Wilson of Lake Worth, Fla., who was named after her great grandmother Julia Foster; one sister, Kay Champion of San Jose, Cal.; adopted “kids”Linda and Carl Bond; Gary King and nephew, Thomas Foster who were very good to her; Sally Hale who called every Sunday; Sharyon and Bob Cox who visited every Friday night; Rachel Foster who visited when she was home; Kris Kennedy who wrote cards and called; Shelly White who visited regularly; other nieces and nephews and friends.  Florence was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her sister, Pearl Miner; two brothers, George and Carl Foster.  Florence was a faithful member of the Ridgway First United Methodist.  Visitation for Florence will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 10 a.m. to service time at 12 p.m. noon at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Ridgway.    The Rev. Thad Galloway will be officiating with burial at Asbury Cemetery in rural Omaha.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Asbury Cemetery.    

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Kat Heath
   Posted Wed September 13, 2017
Ron, Gary and Family,
I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet mother. She was a wonderful neighbor, always had a smile for me. I love you very much. Kat Heath

Nancy Dietz Walker
   Posted Wed September 13, 2017
Ron, Gary, and Thomas, so very sorry to hear this! She was a very wonderful woman! Miss seeing her at Rudy's on Sundays. My prayers are with you all.

Debbie Febuary Via
   Posted Wed September 13, 2017
Ron & family,
You have my deepest sympathy.

Ron Foster
   Posted Wed September 13, 2017
Ron, just learned of your Mom's passing! Please accept my deepest condolences. Aunt Florence was a wonderful and strong person. She also demonstrated to me a willingness to help me when I was needed it. I will always ❤️ for that. I also miss seeing you.😎

Kelly Anderson
   Posted Fri September 15, 2017
Ron and Gary,
I was so sorry to hear of Florences' passing and my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Love, Kelly

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