Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Schalters in:
 • Valhalla Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum
 • Belleville
 • St. Clair County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Velda Lucille Wakefield Schalter
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 17, 1919
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 2011
Indiana, USA

Velda L. Schlater, 91, of Sullivan and formerly of Cahokia, IL passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011 at the Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born October 17, 1919 at Silva, MO and was the youngest daughter of the late James Pinkney Wakefield and Nancy Minerva Jane Allen Wakefield. On July 20, 1935 she was united in marriage to Paul Hixson Schlater of Patterson, MO who passed away on April 28, 1969 in Cahokia. To this union one daughter was born, Linda Sue Schlater Gilliam. She was also preceded in death three brothers, seven sisters and one granddaughter.

Survivors include one daughter Linda and her husband Rev. Gary A Gillian, one granddaughter Susan Gilliam Stricklin and her husband Rev. James A Stricklin, Jr of Dayton, OH, one grandson John P Gilliam and his wife Kendra Williams Gilliam of Sullivan, five great grandsons, six great granddaughters, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and a very special friend Jim Benefiel of Sullivan.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Holmes Memorial Chapel with Rev. Gary A Gilliam officiating. Visitation is 9:00 a.m. until time of services. Graveside services and interment will be at 3:00 p.m. CST Tuesday at the Val Halla Cemetery, Belleville, IL Donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Obituary courtesy of Holmes Memorial Chapel.
Family links: 
  James Pinkney Wakefield (1873 - 1950)
  Nancy Minerva Jane Allen Wakefield (1881 - 1964)
  Paul Hixson Schalter (____ - 1969)*
  Grace Mae Wakefield Westmoreland (1898 - 1967)*
  Pearl DeSpain (1900 - 1974)*
  Virgie Ann Wakefield Allen (1902 - 1989)*
  Ira Edward Wakefield (1905 - 1964)*
  Gloia Evelyn Wakefield (1906 - 1908)*
  Iris Edna Wakefield Bollinger (1909 - 1967)*
  Winfred Charles Wakefield (1911 - 1915)*
  Chester F Wakefield (1913 - 1968)*
  Loah Irene Wakefield Twidwell (1915 - 1979)*
  Juanita V. Joy (1917 - 1988)*
  Velda Lucille Wakefield Schalter (1919 - 2011)
*Calculated relationship
Valhalla Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Linda Crandall
Record added: Aug 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96314245
Velda Lucille <i>Wakefield</i> Schalter
Added by: Linda Crandall
Velda Lucille <i>Wakefield</i> Schalter
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Herbert Rideout and Roslyn Schaefer
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Linda Crandall
 Added: Aug. 31, 2012

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service