|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1929|
|Death: ||May 7, 2013|
Wilma A. Bliven, age 84, of 2405 Crystal Ave., died on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 7:10 p.m. in Blessing Hospital.
She was born January 1, 1929 in LaSalle, Illinois, the daughter of William H. and Frances M. Bregach Pearce. On November 4, 1950 she married John P. Bliven in Quincy, IL. He preceded her in death on February 22, 2007.
Wilma was a 1947 graduate of Quincy High School. Wilma was a home maker, but she also had worked for Moorman Manufacturing and Caterpillar, Inc. She was a member of the Church of St. Peter. Wilma was a loving mother who will be deeply missed. She especially enjoyed her summer family vacations in Ely, MN for the past 40 years.
Survivors include: three children: Barbara Lovelace; Carol "Susie" (Bill) Calkins; and John "Tom" Bliven, all of Quincy; five grandchildren: Megan (Brian Stark) Lovelace of Quincy; William "Bill" (Dawn) Hobbs of Quincy; Toni Dodson of Denham Springs, LA; and Kylie and Joshua Bliven, both of Quincy; three great-grandchildren: Taylor and Alexander Lovelace and Devin Hobbs; a sister, Frances Elaine "Mickey" (Art) Durst-Lohmeyer of Quincy; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters Ethel Gottlieb and Vivian Kunz.
Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Church of St. Peter with Monsignor Leo Enlow officiating.
Visitation: Friday, May 10, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.
Burial: Quincy Memorial Park
Memorials: Church of St. Peter or Quincy Notre Dame
Quincy Memorial Park
Created by: McKenzie
Record added: May 15, 2013
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