Wilma DeWispelare

Wilma DeWispelare

Wilma DeWispelare, 91, of David City, died Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at david place in David City.

Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, April 22, 2023, 10:00 A.M.

Presentation Catholic Church, Marietta  Rev. Adam Sughroue, Celebrant

Visitation Friday5-7 with 7 PM Rosary at Kracl Funeral Chapel, David City

Visitation Saturday 9-10 AM at the church  Committal in the church cemetery

Lunch following in the church hall

Memorials in care of the family for future designation

Wilma was born March 13, 1932, in Bee, Nebraska to William and Agnes (Vodicka) Vanis.  She attended area schools and graduated from Marietta High School.  On August 21, 1952,she married Gerald DeWispelare at Presentation Catholic Church, Marietta.  They lived and farmed near Octavia. She was a farm wife and also was a correspondent for the Schuyler Sun and Banner Press.  She was a member of the church and the Catholic Daughters.  Wilma loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Deb (Ed) Birkel of Linwood, son Mike (Betty) DeWispelare of David City,  four grandsons; Todd (Kandi) DeWispelare and their children Camden, Kollyns, Kenzie and Konnor, Troy DeWispelare,  Ella and Lane,   Jason (Kristin) DeWispelare, Riley,  Kallan and Hattie, Blake (Andrea) Birkel and their children Hannah, Halle and Mason, one sister, Dorothy DeWipelare of David City, brother-in-law Ed DeWispelare of Valley and  sisters-in-law, Marge Vanis of Rising City,  Bernice Vanis  and Eva Kadavy of Lincoln and Kathy DeWipelare of Denver.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Gerald in 2018, 4 brothers, Harry, Ray, Marion and James, two sisters, Marcella Brezina and Mary Ann Zegers and step-mother-in-law, Marie DeWispelare