Wilma Jean Cruce Sullivan, 82, of Midvale, Utah, born Aug. 29, 1931, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at the home of her daughter with her loving family at her side.
Wilma was a devoted wife and mother. She also enjoyed a professional career, retiring from Zions Bank Retirement Planning Department.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Dan Sullivan, whom she met and married in 1950, and who died Oct. 3, 2008; her parents, Wade and Edna Cruce; and her brother, Wade "Sonny" Cruce.
Surviving are her three daughters, Kathleen (Jim) Stone of Green Valley Ariz., Patricia (Erik) Kruger of Sandy, Utah and Rosanne (Michael) Blue of Salt Lake City, Utah; seven grandchildren, David and Jeffrey Schaefer, Danielle Clark, Melissa Wright, Angela Ortega, Sarah and Lisa Blue; six great-grandchildren, Makenna, Jackson, Glenn Ann, Samuel, Savanah and Cassius; sisters, Carolyn (Dick) Rawlings and Denise (Dennis) Knolhoff; and brother, Kenneth (Ellen) Cruce.
The family wishes to express sincere appreciation to Rocky Mountain Hospice, especially Shauna.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Rocky Mountain Hospice. Online condolences at www.larkincares.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, and 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 10600 S. 1950 East, Sandy, Utah.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at the funeral home, with interment to follow.
LARKIN SUNSET GARDENS MORTUARY, Sandy, Utah.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2013