- Deceased's name: Doris Grace Wilson
Doris Grace Wilson, of Waukesha, died on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family at the age of 92.
She was born in Wales, WI on Oct. 4, 1919, the daughter of the late John and Leah (nee Jones) Williams. On June 27, 1942 she married Clarence Wilson in Wild Rose, WI; he preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 1995.
Doris worked at the Ethan Allen School for Boys from 1959 until 1977 and also worked for Western States Envelope Factory for many years. She was a member of Jerusalem Presbyterian Church for over 50 years, was a 50-year member of the Waukesha Ladies Eagles Auxiliary Aerie #453 and was a longtime member of the Wales Fire Department Auxiliary. Doris loved to dance, enjoyed quilting and singing in the church choir.
She will be sadly missed by her children: John “Jack” (Jane) Wilson of Menomonee Falls, Sandi (Bob) Vanderhei of Waukesha and Bob (the late Ginny) Wilson of North Prairie. She was the proud grandmother of 9 grandchildren, great-grandmother of 14 and great-great-grandmother of 1. She is further survived by her nephew Charles “Chuck” (Connie) Ellis, other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. In addition to her husband Clarence, she was preceded in death by her brother Jack Williams and her sisters, Annie Ellis and Ellen Mary DeStefano.
The funeral service was held Wednesday with the Rev. Bill Petterson presiding. Graveside services were held Thursday at the Salem Cemetery in Wales.
If desired, memorials are appreciated to the Seasons Hospice Foundation, 6400 Shafer Court, Suite 700, Rosemont, IL 60018 or to the Waukesha Ladies Auxiliary, 709 N. Grandview Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188.For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 262-547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.