Ventura- Elsie Lillian Wilson 100, died Sunday August 14th, 2022 at the Westview Care Center, Britt, Iowa surrounded by her loving family.
A funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m., Sunday August 21st, 2022 at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 310 1st Ave. North, Clear Lake, IA, 50428; with Pastor Denny Ganz officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa.
Elsie Lillian was born May 5, 1922, in Hancock County the daughter of John and Christina (Ennenga) Christians. Elsie attended country school in Klemme.
On July 17th, 1943, Elsie was united in marriage to Billy Wilson at the Reformed Church, Klemme, Iowa; to this union three children were born, Gordon, Loretta and Jo Ann. Bill and Elsie farmed for several years in the Fertile and Clear Lake area.
Elsie loved vegetable gardening, flower gardening, canning and cooking for her family for Sunday dinners! Christmas was her favorite season to decorate; placing her snow village all over the house. Elsie and her sisters enjoyed playing card games together. Her greatest love was spending time with her family. She was a former member of the Ventura United Methodist Church.
Elsie is survived by her children Gordon (Linda) Wilson, Ventura, Jo Ann (Mike) Oulman, Garner, grandchildren Bryan (Ashley) Wilson, John Kishline, Rebecca (Darin) Passer, Billy (Belinda) Oulman, Angela (Phil) Parcher; 11 Great-Grandchildren; 3 Great-Great Grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Elsie is preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, husband Bill; daughter Loretta (Bud) Kishline, sisters Emma Neuberger, Etta Tibbits, Sena Christians, brothers Harold and Duane Christians.
Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel 310 1st Ave North, Clear Lake Iowa 50428, 641-357-2193