Archive for Wednesday, October 4, 2006

Obituary: Wilma E. Tate Trudell


October 4, 2006

Funeral services for Wilma E. Tate Trudell, 92, McLouth, were Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial followed at McLouth Cemetery.

Mrs. Trudell died Sept. 26, 2006, at Hickory Pointe Care Center, Oskaloosa. She was born Nov. 7, 1913, in Arma, the daughter of Andrew Streeter and Nannie Bloomer Leonard.

She had lived in McLouth since 1938. She worked at Key Clothing in Fort Scott and later, worked for 10 years as a cook for the McLouth school district, retiring in 1979.

Mrs. Trudell was a member of the McLouth United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, McLouth Senior Citizens and the Happy Hour Club.

She married George Noah Tate on Dec. 20, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death Oct. 25, 1967. She married Delmer Trudell on June 2, 1973. He preceded her in death Dec. 30, 1980.

Survivors include a son, George Leonard Tate, Basehor; a daughter, Ruth Lorene Willits, McLouth; a stepdaughter, Gerre King, McLouth; a brother, William Leonard, McPherson; eight grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 15 stepgreat-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the McLouth United Methodist Church, in care of Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.

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