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Guila Leota Wilder


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Guila Leota Wilder Obituary

HASTINGS - Guila Leota Wilder age 98 of Hastings , died Thursday June 16, 2016 at her residence.

She was born September 22 , 1917 in Hillsdale County , Michigan , the daughter of Fred Filmore and Minervia Bell (Sinclair) Smith.

She grew up and attended school in Hillsdale . Guila was a homemaker , she was a member of Martin Corners Methodist Church and Ladies Aid . She was also a Member of the Hope United Methodist Church.

She loved to dance ( Jitterbug, Charleston and Polka ) . She loved her flowers , canning , friends and especially raising her 6 children. She was very devoted to her family.

Guila married Chester Wilder in 1934 and he preceded her in death in 1991.

Guila is survived by her daughter's , Bonnie Hoffman of Hastings and Sunny (Richard) Huver of Austin Texas, her son's Arden (Carolyn ) Wilder , Neil (Nancy )Wilder, and Vern Wilder all of Hastings , 16 grandchildren , 32 great - grandchildren , 7 great-great - grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents , her husband Chester Wilder , a daughter Sharon Daniels , in 2015 , grandson Brent Hoffman , 2 son in-laws , Paul Hoffman and Gary Daniels , 16 siblings and 44 brothers and sisters in-law.

To Vern, our sincere love and appreciation for being care giver to our mother. Your dedication could never be matched by anyone. Your tireless care will be rewarded in the everafter. Thank-you , from all of your family.

Respecting her wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial celebration of her life will be scheduled at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to Bronson At Home Hospice Barry County. 450 Meadow Run Hastings, Mi.49058.

Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home, please visit our website at www.girrbachfuneralhome.net to sign the online guestbook or to leave a memory or message for the family.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on June 21, 2016
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