Wilma Wilson

Wilma Wilson

NORTH LAS VEGAS — Wilma J. Wilson, 89, of North Las Vegas, formerly of Champaign-Urbana, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Always Better Care, North Las Vegas.

Wilma was born May 8, 1929, in Champaign, to Walter and Belle (Mackey) Wyckoff. Wilma graduated from Champaign High School in 1947. On April 4, 1947, she married Keith L. Wilson in Champaign. They were blessed with four boys, Billy, Larry, Marvin and Ricky.

She and her husband owned Old Fashion Dry Cleaners in Urbana for multiple years. She worked at Grandy’s, Super 8 Motels and La Quinta Inn. After full retirement, she spent her time raising birds, fish and plants. She moved to Arizona in 2016.

She loved knitting, crocheting, tatting lace and visiting with friends and family. She beat breast cancer, raised her grandson, Brian Wilson, and was known for her amazing sense of humor.

Preceding her in death were her parents; beloved husband, Keith, on April 12, 1996; two sons, Ricky and Billy Wilson; and brother, John.

Wilma is survived by her sons, Marvin Wilson of Golden Valley, Ariz., and Larry Wilson of Seligman, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. Pastor Lutz Braunig will officiate. Renner-Wikoff Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Susan G. Komen foundation in her memory. Condolences may be offered at renner-wikoffchapel.com.

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