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Wilma Mae (DeVore) Lindstrom

Wilma Mae (DeVore) Lindstrom, 92, of Atwood, IL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 12, 2022 surrounded by family at the Arthur Home, Arthur, IL

Family Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, Atwood, IL with Rev. Don Gerkin officiating. Burial will be in the Bement Township Cemetery, Bement, IL.

Wilma was born on October 10, 1929 in Effingham County, the daughter of Carl R. and Opal T. Fritz DeVore. On May 29, 1947 she married Gordon Woodrow Lindstrom in Springfield, IL. He preceded her in death on May 7, 2004.

Wilma is survived by her daughters: Fran Turner of Cerro Gordo, Freda (Ron) Gustafson of Tinley Park, Linda (Brad) Kent of Champaign, 19 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 3 sons: Randall, Wayne and Leslie, daughter: Deb Drake, 3 brothers: Raymond, Billie and Gilbert DeVore and 6 sisters: Alice Beals, Florence DeVore, Helen Florido, Charlotte Shadwell, Faye Kobylarczyk and Ada Bushue.

Wilma raised her children then worked at CimTek Filtration in Bement and Master Brand in Arthur.

She enjoyed reading, word search, gardening and canning. Her passion was quilting. She made quilts for her children and grandkids. When a grandkid got married, she’d make them another one.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association or American Diabetes Association.

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