Ann L. Wilson, of Eagle-Vail, 1909-2005
Ann L. Wilson died at her home in Eagle-Vail on March 19, 2005. She was 95.Wilson was born on May 29,1909, in Cummings, N.D. She was the daughter of Detleff and Ann (Rasmussen) Larson, both natives of Norway. She grew up in Grand Forks, N.D., lived in Des Moines, Iowa for 10 years, moving to Greenfield, Iowa in 1962 before eventually moving west in 1985.Wilson attended school in Grand Forks, N.D., and graduated from Grand Forks High School. She attended University of North Dakota where she was affiliated with Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She married Richard Wallace on Nov. 1, 1933. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her only sister, Hazel Doyle, and her only brother, Arvid Larson.She is survived by her children: Mary E. Wilson, Suzanne W. Wilson and Richard W. Wilson, all of Eagle-Vail; and Henry M. Wilson and his wife, Wendy, of Spirit Lake, Iowa. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Kimberly Woodward and husband Tom of New Castle; Heather Young and husband Brad of Highlands Ranch; Kelly Buxman and husband Richard of Grand Junction; and Andy and Aaron Wilson of Spirit Lake. She is also survived by four great-grandchildren: Jordan, Jamie, Joseph and Elizabeth Quintana of Highlands Ranch; and a cousin, Kate Overmoe, of Hillsboro, N.D. Graveside Services were held March 24 at the Greenfield Cemetery in Greenfield, Iowa. Arrangements were handled by Bailey Funeral Home in Leadville and Steen Funeral Home, in Greenfield.The family requests donations to be made to the Mayo Clinic for dementia research or macular degeneration research. Vail, Colorado
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