Denise Wilson

DENISE HELENE WILSON, 58 GALENA - Denise Helene Wilson, 58, of Galena, IL went to heaven on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. She was born October 15, 1954, in Savanna, IL; the daughter of Helen Kilgore and the late Herb Wilson Jr. In 1972, she married Dennis Albrecht and shares with him three children, Ryan (Julie) Albrecht of Polo, IL, Tara (Blake) Roddick of Galena, IL and Breanne (Matt) Ivens of Madison, WI. In 1989, she married Dan Green and lovingly raised Chris (Prem) Green of Bolingbrook, IL and Stephen (Teresa) Green of Dubuque, IA. Denise worked for the United States Post Office for 37 years and was a dedicated worker and was loved by everyone she met. More than anything she loved her grandchildren and was always showing them off, either in person or through pictures. She will be missed dearly by all of them: Brecken, Andrew and Logan Albrecht-Ian and Kennedy Roddick-Henry Ivens-Ethan and Trenton Sanchez and Gabe Green-Rian Green. Survivors include her mother, Helen Kilgore of Elizabeth, IL; brother, Herb (Cindy) Wilson of Monroe, WI; and sister, Julie (Bob) Nesbitt of Mulkiteo, WA; and all her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, Brittany, Brandon, Kelsey, Alex and Maggie. She also leaves behind many in-laws and dear friends. She was welcomed into heaven by her father, Herb Wilson; step-father, Gordon Kilgore; grandparents, Ruby Schaible and Marion Schaible; and grandparents, Herb and Helen Wilson Sr. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Friends may call after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena. A memorial fund has been established in Denise's name. Online condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Furlong Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
100 Caroldon Ct Galena, IL 61036
(815) 777-9122

Published in The Journal-Standard on June 6, 2013