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Wilma J. Mcbride

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Wilma J. Mcbride

July 8, 1928 - November 5, 2010

Wilma J. McBride, age 82, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away on Friday, November 5 at Central Michigan Community Hospital.  Wilma was born on July 9, 1928 in Standish, Michigan, the daughter of William and Olive Spencer Rockafellow.

Private services were held for Wilma at the Chippewa Township Cemetery.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Isabella County Meals on Wheels.  Envelopes are available at the Rowley Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant.

Wilma is a lifelong resident of the area.  In November of 1933, she and Eugene McBride were married in Indiana.  Wilma was a secretary for E & W, Inc. for over 30 years and was also a beauty operator.  She enjoyed old western movies and was a computer wizard.  Wilma also loved flowers and her lawn.

Wilma is survived by her husband, Eugene; two children and their spouses, Karla and Dan Howe of Marshall, MI and Mark and Phyllis McBride of Valrico, Florida; and three grandchildren, Katie Sian, Karla Snyder, and Melanie McBride.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.

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#1 Butch & Vicky Kapple 2010-11-09 20:05
We are so glad to had seen Willie before her passing, we had a very nice visit. Uncle Tuney, Karla, Mark and girls you are on our thoughts. Aunt Willie will be miss, she's now on God hands.

Love, from Panama City, Panama, Butch and Vicky Kappler

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