Obituaries: Mildred Wilson

Mildred F. Wilson, 96, of Bonaparte, died at 4:15 P.M. Wednesday May 31, 2017, at Keosauqua Health Care Center, where she had resided since September, 2015.  Mildred was born June 3, 1921, at home in Louisa County, IA to Howard and Frata Morrison Eden and married Forrest Wilson October 5, 1940, in Hannibal, MO.  He preceded her in death May 26, 1996.  She had taught school and she and her husband farmed many years north of Bonaparte.  She was a member of Bonaparte United Church.


Surviving are a daughter, Janis Parrott of Blandinsville, IL, a son, Wayne Wilson (Kathy) of Bonaparte, 6 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.  In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 4 sisters.


Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday June 3, 2017, at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua with Pastor Mary K. Hart officiating.  Burial will be in Bonaparte Cemetery.  Visitation will open at 3 P.M. Friday with family present 5-7 P.M.  Memorials to Bonaparte United Church or Bonaparte Cemetery may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 30224 227th Street Bonaparte, IA 52620.