Thelma Louise Bisner Wollin, 93
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Thelma Louise Bisner Wollin, 93, of West Lafayette, and formerly of the Battle Ground and Rainsville areas, died at Indiana University Arnett Hospital in Lafayette 12 a.m. Thursday December 6, 2012, where she had been a patient since Monday. Thelma was born in Rainsville. June 10, 1919, the daughter of the late William and Dora Newman Cox, and attended Hooker, Rainsville and Pine Village Schools.
Thelma was first married to Anthony Perrin in 1936, and they later divorced. She later married Kenneth Bisner in Boswell in 1940, and he died in 1984. In 1987 she married Clarence Wollin at Montmorenci, and he preceded her in death in 1998.
Mrs. Wollin had worked at the Green Acres Restaurant, Woolworth's and later the former Holiday Inn North as a cook and salad person. She was a member of the Rainsville United Methodist Church, and enjoyed camping at Sugar Mill Lake for 30 years as well as making chocolate candy for her family and socializing with the residents of Friendship House North.
Surviving is a son, James Perrin (wife: Donna), of Litchfield, Ariz.; three daughters, Judith K. Kientz (husband: Harry), of Newport; Shirley Fox (husband: Richard), of Attica; Janet Karlstrand (husband: Roger), of Brookston; and by two step-daughters, Mary West, of Arizona and Patty Martin, of California; a step-son, George Wollin, of California; a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Bisner, of West Lafayette; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grand and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas L. Bisner.
Friends may call at the Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, Oxford one hour prior to the service at 11 a.m. Monday; the Rev. Linda Sproull officiating, with interment to follow at Rainsville Cemetery.
Memories and condolences may be left at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, 2012