Friday, June 12th, 2009
Wilma Brotherwood, 78, 114 N. Pine St., St. Marys, died at 12:07 p.m. June 10, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born Nov. 10, 1930, in St. Marys to Kenneth and Mildred Riley Felver. On Feb. 9, 1948, she married Albert Brotherwood, who died April 6, 1986.
Surviving are four children, Robert (Pam) Brotherwood, John (Rosemary) Brotherwood, Connie (Lynn) Wetz, and Delores (Charles) Miller, all of St. Marys; a brother, Jim (Janice) Felver, Buckland; two sisters, Lola Shaner and Norma Jones, both of Celina; a sister-in-law, Nancy Felver, St. Marys; 18 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are two stepdaughters, Sharon and Connie Brotherwood; siblings, one grandchild; three great-grandchildren; Leroy Felver, Juanita Felver, Marie Felver Bailey, Jackie Felver, Roger Felver and Jerry Felver.
She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, where she served as past president of the Altar Rosary Sodality, a member of the Legion of Mary, taught CCD and pre-school religion classes, taught RCIA, helped with the church bingo program, the preparation of funeral dinners, served as lay distributor and helped organize and operate the annual parish festival. She also volunteered at local nursing homes, the American Red Cross and the Cancer Society.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the church, the Rev. Anthony Cutcher officiating. Burial is at Gethsemane Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.