Antonia W. "Wilma" De Wild
Antonia W. "Wilma" De Wild, 92, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. Wilma was born on December 4, 1921 to Franciscus and Theodora (van Wetten) Vonk in Boekel, the Netherlands. In 1950 she married John De Wild and they immigrated to the USA and settled in Combined Locks. Wilma worked for St. Paul Catholic Church in Combined Locks until her retirement. She was president of Mission Sewing for many years and could also be found helping in the church kitchen with funeral meals and other church functions. Wilma also enjoyed playing cards with their Dutch friends.
Wilma is survived by her six children; Frances (Leo) De Bruin, Combined Locks, Mary (Steve) Sprister, Woodruff, Hank (Nadine) De Wild, Kimberly, Dorothy (Don Martin) De Wild, Waupaca, Joann (Jeff) Rietveld, Combined Locks, John (Joy) De Wild, Oregon, Wisconsin, grandchildren; Jennifer (Chris) Grissman, Terrie (Jesse Burr) De Bruin, Kristina (Justin) De Bruin, Jesse (Meredith) Sprister, Mathew Sprister, Monica (Aaron) Schultz, Meggie (Dan) Maisonneuve, Hank De Wild, Scott (Jackie) Martin, Josef Rietveld, Justine Rietveld, Jeremy Rietveld, Georgia De Wild, and Ian De Wild, 12 great grandchildren, her siblings Toon, Theo, Mies, Anny and Dora, she is also survived by sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John, and two brothers and one sister, Harry, Henk and Mein.
The funeral liturgy will be held on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 12:00 PM at ST. PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 410 E. Wallace St., Combined Locks, with Fr. Andrew Kysely officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of the mass at the church. The family would like to thank Grand Horizons/Kimberly Assisted Living, Appleton Medical Center and Theda Care at Home for everything they have done. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
The family would like to thank Grand Horizons/Kimberly Assisted Living, Appleton Medical Center and Theda Care at Home for everything they have done. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
Jansen-Fargo Funeral Home
204 E Kimberly Ave
Kimberly, WI 54136
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Aug. 16 to Aug. 19, 2014