Lillian Wilson |

Lillian Wilson

Lillian Wilson, of Silt, died Aug. 31, 2005, at Glen Valley Nursing Home with her family at her bedside. She was 83 years old.

Lillian was born Aug. 23, 1922, to John and Lillian (Lekto) Royko, in Kleenbern, Wyo. She graduated from Oak Creek High School in Oak Creek, Colo., in 1941.

She married Harold “Cotton” Wilson June 30, 1941.

She moved to Silt in July 1992, to be closer to her daughter, granddaughter and great-grandchildren.

She was known for her smiles, her great hugs and being very happy. She enjoyed kids, animals, sewing, reading, and played many musical instruments. The most important thing in her life was her family.

Survivors include sons Chuck and Jug Wilson; daughter Diane (Leonard) Oberosler; grandchildren Cheri Giomi, of Aurora, Geraldine and Jennifer Wilson, of California, Lisa and Stephanie Wilson of California; great-grandchildren Shaunte and Mike Giomi; and all the seniors at the Senior Luncheons.

She was preceded in death by her husband, two sisters and one brother.

There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Congregational Church of the Valley in Silt. The Rev. Jim Warn will officiate.

A reception is planned at the church after the service. All friends and family members are invited to attend.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rifle Senior Center, 50 Ute Ave., Rifle, CO 81650 for the Traveler, a transportation program. Checks can be made out to CMC and sent to Senior Center, Attn: Marie George.

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