Wilma M. Perry
November 19, 1923 - January 22, 2017
Wilma M. Perry, 93, of Kendallville and formerly of Sebring, Florida, died Sunday, January 22, 2017, in her residence.
She was born and raised on a farm near LaOtto on November 19, 1923, to Donald and Ina (Simon) Brown.
She married Richard P. Perry, and he preceded her in death.
Mrs. Perry retired from Monsanto in Ligonier.
She was a member of the Cromwell United Methodist Church in Cromwell and the Spring Lake United Methodist Church in Sebring, Florida.
Wilma spent her retirement years in Sebring, Florida, where she enjoyed the warm weather and leisurely walks.
Surviving are two sons, Ronald N. and Kathy Bruce of Dallas Lake and Dennis L. and Debra Bruce of Corunna; a son-in-law, Ronald J. Hart of Lake of the Woods; seven grandchildren, Deidre and Logan Gay, David Bruce, Chad and Chas Bruce, Kristie and Heath McCreery, Craig Hart, Chris and Lori Hart, and Rhonda Longardner; six great-grandchildren; three stepdaughters, Penny and Jim Boss of LaGrange, Joy and Brad Patrick of Ligonier, and Lisa and Richard Porter of Goshen; and several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Maxine J. Hart; two sisters, Shirley Cassel and Ruth Ruderman; a brother, Donald Brown; and the father of her children, Max N. Bruce.
There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be in Lakeview Memory Gardens in Avon Park, Florida.
Preferred memorials are to Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, Sebring, Florida, 33876, or may be left at the funeral home.
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com
I have something of Wilma's that could be discarded of but just would like to give it to one of her Children, Grandchildren, or any close family member that might want to keep it to show her Great, Great., Grands when they are telling stories and sharing memories of Ruth to the Children young or old. Most of us still like to hear and learn about our family member though sometimes it is hard for us. I have found that a little bit of time makes it a touch easier. In the begining you may not be able to have a thought of a loved one you miss without breaking down or trying hard not to. But the first time you can look at a picture and have a hard time containing your joy when the good memories you have pop in your head as you see that face in the picture is a great feeling though you miss them. I think if they were loved by you than they must have been a great person and are at the big Party House in Heaven now. So anyways I have something little that belonged to her. Give me a call at 863-274-5119.
worked with Wilma and dick for many years at monsato, always a lot of fun, with them , miss them.
So sorry to hear the lost of Wilma.Wilma and Dick lived across the road from us on St Rd 5 near Cromwell. They were always doing nice things for us and opened their pool to us any time we wanted. If you needed help with anything, Wilma was right there. Heaven has another beautiful angel in their flock. Till we see her again, she will be missed.
So sorry for your loss, We were so blessed to have our mothers for so many years. She will be greatly missed. Gods blessings be with all of you at this time
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. We had many good times and many memories with Dick and Wilma. She will be greatly missed.