Lois N. WilsonIssue Date: July 26, 2018
Lois Nancy (Harrison) Wilson peacefully went home to our Lord and Savior, surrounded by family on July 23, 2018. Born April 15, 1936, in Leavenworth, WA, she lived the embodiment of Proverbs 31:10, "Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies."
The diamond ring on her left hand bore testimony to a love story rarely glimpsed but in the musings of poets. It shone brilliantly throughout 65 years of marriage in the vows made on June 6, 1953 in her Grandpa Martin's church in Mountain, WI, and kept going strong through laughter and tears by a solid foundation in the faith, hope and the charity of Christ Jesus.
Her band of gold, so like Lois's beautiful heart, is ever pure, precious and encircling all the lives she has touched. Nestled near the diamonds, the rare rubies glow, as the roses of her beloved gardens and her many acts of sweetness. For she loved and is loved eternally.
Beauty of womanhood is her crown, memories of the kindest heart, the treasure to be stored within our own. Until we hold each other again, we will take care of Daddy for you.
Lois Nancy enters heaven before her loving husband, Richard Neil; her precious children, Lois Nancy (James) Zill, Richard Neil Jr. (Chietina) Wilson, Larry Ray (Sherrie) Wilson, Cindy Lynn (Mark) Metzler and Carol Lucia Wilson; Cherished grandchildren, Jason Zill, Brad (Kristin) Washuleski, Richard Neil Wilson III aka Buddy, Kristina (Corey) Edwards, CJ Chiefe, Jeanette Harley, Matthew Wilson, Andrew (Courtney) Metzler, Crystal Metzler and her fiancé, Charles Cooperman and Seth Nelson; Adored great-grandchildren, Shane and Grant Harley, Evelyn and Cora Edwards, Asher Cooperman, and Maxwell Washuleski; Sister-in-law, Betty Harrison; Brother-in-law, David (Patsy) Wilson; numerous but no less special nieces, nephews and Harrison and Wilson family members; Her best friend, Marcia Gannon and family; lifelong friend, Arlene Sailer; dear friends, Liz Johnson and Judy Lundgren; extra special children, Wataru, Gracie, and Lucy; dear neighbors, the Breuer family, Lynda Bahde, not only her health practitioner but friend and all those who ever crossed her path in the places she worked, went to church and lived her life in open hearted love.
Lois was preceded in death by her father, Myron Shook Harrison; mother, Helen "Sally" Harrison; sister, Carol Lynn Harrison; brother, Myron "Mike" Harrison; great granddaughter, Amelia Zill; father and mother-in-law, Roscoe "Rock" and Pearl Wilson; sister-in-law, Jeanette (Bob) Nelson; brother-in-law, Ronald Wilson and nephew, Kyle Wilson.
A special thank you to Unity Hospice for all the love and compassion shown, Pastor DeCleene and the Twin Cities Baptist Church family for food, prayers and support.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Twin Cities Baptist Church of Marinette, Northwoods Bible Fellowship Church of Lakewood or Unity Hospice of northeast Wisconsin.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Northwoods Bible Fellowship Church, Lakewood. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor DeCleene officiating. Interment will be at Lakewood Forest Cemetery.
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