Florence “Louise” Wilson, 88 years, of Temperance, MI passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 in her daughter Trish’s home in Ottawa Lake, MI surrounded by her family.
The 5th of 12 children, she was born July 14, 1927 to Albert and Polly (Johnson) Kilgore in Imboden, VA. April 25, 1946 she married Howard C. Wilson in Harlan, KY and in 1953 they moved to Galesburg, MI and then to Monroe, MI in 1959. He preceded her in death in 2010.
Louise enjoyed cooking and playing cards. She loved singing and dancing to Big Band music with her husband, Howard. Louise was the cosmetics manager at the Federal Department store for over 20 years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Samaria where she was extremely active in the Women’s Group until her health declined.
She is survived by her loving daughters, Trish Werth, Cherri (Douglas) Redding; grandchildren, Steven (Caitlin) Werth, Adam (Tamara Rhoades) Werth, Andrea Redding; great-grandchildren, Elijah and Anna Werth; brothers, Bob (Ellen) Kilgore, John (Joan) Kilgore and sister, Eva Marie (Thomas) Loveland. She was also preceded in death by grandson, Donald Redding and son-in-law, Richard Werth.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 13, 2016 from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 2:30 p.m. in Urbanski’s Bedford Funeral Chapel 8300 Lewis Avenue Temperance, MI. Burial will be private. In lieu of flower donations may be made to Grace United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be shared at www.bedfordfuneralchapel.com .