Verna A Wilson age 97 of Sublette, died Monday April 16, 2012 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Mrs. Wilson was born November 17, 1914 in Lee Center Township to George and Jennie (Nattress) Freadhoff. She married to Melvin Wilson on July 22, 1932 in Princeton. He preceded her in death on Oct. 29, 2001.
She was employed 14 years at Midwest Rug Mills as a sewer and 16 years at Amboy School District 272, Ellis M Dinges School in Sublette as a custodian prior to her retirement.
She is survived by two daughters Marian Haas of Rock Fall, Rogene (Jim) Hackbarth of Dixon, three sons Floyd (Theresa) Wilson of Sublette, Leslie (Pauline) Wilson of Chino, Calif., and Howard (Rita) Wilson of Mineral Point, WI, two sisters Eva Hlinka of Naperville and Helen Joynt of Dixon, 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Shirley Baker, a grandson Brandon Wilson, four brothers William, Norman, Ernest and Harold Freadhoff and two sisters Vera Kelley and Ellen Woolsey.
Funeral services will be on Thursday April 19, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy with Pastor Bill Ultch officiating. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon. Visitation will be on Thursday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the funeral home. A memorial has been established.