Wilma W. Gilbert

Born: Sat., Jan. 10, 1920
Died: Sun., Jan. 30, 2011

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Wilma W. Gilbert, 91, of Angola died Sunday, January 30, 2011, at The Towne House Retirement Center in Fort Wayne. Mrs. Gilbert had served as a dispatcher and deputy for the Steuben County Sheriff's Department for 10 years and as a dispatcher for the Angola Police Department for seven years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of the Pleasant View Church of Christ in Angola and a life member of the Cameron Hospital Auxiliary. Mrs. Gilbert was an avid crocheter and had crocheted baby blankets and donated them to the Cameron Hospital Auxiliary. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She also enjoyed traveling, reading mystery novels, playing cards and playing Wii Bowling with her friends at Cameron Woods. She was born January 10, 1920, in Pleasant Lake to Albert and Charlotte (Alleshouse) Ulmer. She married Roger R. Gilbert on September 26, 1948. He died December 22, 2000. Surviving are two sons, George W and Stacy Gilbert of Angola and Paul and Sharon Gilbert of Pleasant Lake; and seven grandchildren, Katie Gilbert, Sarah Gilbert, Jared Gilbert, Amanda Gilbert, Mark Gilbert and his wife, Fallon, Stephanie Gilbert and Steven Gilbert. She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Wellington Ulmer, Kenneth Ulmer, Maynard Ulmer, Lawrence Ulmer and Wilbur Ulmer; and three sisters, Vivaleen Brooks, Velma Van Auken and Iona Shipe.

Pleasant View Church of Christ or RISE Inc.

2:00PM to 4:00PM on Friday, February 4th, 2011 at Weicht Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

6:00PM to 8:00PM on Friday, February 4th, 2011 at Weicht Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

In-state at 7:00PM, Service at 10:00AM at Weicht Funeral Home on Saturday, February 5th, 2011 (map/driving directions)

Pleasant Lake Cemetery
Pleasant Lake, IN (map/driving directions)

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John & Gwen Nigro - February 1st, 2011 at 1:30pm - Email
George: Sorry about the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this very sad time.

Mike and Brenda Hess - February 1st, 2011 at 2:08pm - Email
Our deepest condolences to your family at this time. May God bless her and keep her.

Russell A. and Alta J. Ulmer - February 1st, 2011 at 9:16pm - Email
George, Stacy, Paul, Sharon - - When Mother's life comes to an end, we look to the Lord for Wisdom and Strenth to face our own lives without Mom . . . God Bless Aunt Wilma and HE will see to it that she rejoins all of her Sisters and Brothers in Heaven. George, Thank You for Monday afternoon's e.mail letting us know your Mom was, and is, at peace. Russ and Alta Ulmer, Delaware, Ohio

Jerry Beehler - February 2nd, 2011 at 2:14pm - Email
George, Stacy, and the Gilbert family: You have our sympathy with the passing of your mother. From all indications, she had a wonderful and productive life. Lydia and Jerry Beehler Cheboygan, Michigan

Shari Hook & Jeff Armstrong - February 2nd, 2011 at 8:02pm - Email
Paul and Sharon: Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. I'm sure the wonderful memories of your mother will sustain you through this loss. Shari and Jeff

Danny Houser - February 2nd, 2011 at 8:26pm - Email
George & Paul I have fond memories of your mom when we were all growing up. I have no words to ease the pain. Please know that although I live in Oregon now, I'm thinking of you both. Your old friend and former neighbor Danny Houser

Jim & Anita Stock - February 4th, 2011 at 2:28pm - Email
Our sympathy to the family of Wilma Gilbert. She was a very lovely person to know. Our prayers are with you. Jim & Anita Stock

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