MUSCATINE, Iowa – Wilma L. Gray, 96, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at Lutheran Living.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Reverend David Wittmann will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at funeral home. Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army in Muscatine. Online condolences may be made at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.
Wilma was born on July 14, 1926, in Muscatine, the daughter of Merrill and Esther Dilchert Satterthwaite. She married Donald William Gray on May 4, 1952, in Muscatine.
Wilma graduated from Muscatine High School in 1944. She worked at Muscatine General Hospital as the dietary supervisor.
She was a long-time member of Spangler Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was active in the Bible Study Group and the United Methodist Women. Wilma was also a member of Farm Bureau. Wilma enjoyed the outdoors and gardening, along with sewing, refinishing furniture, and baking. She loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her son, Thomas Gray and his wife, Bridget, of Lakewood, Colorado; her grandchildren, Melissa Anne Gray and her husband, Robert Shaw Reid, and Katlin Marie Gray; and her great grandchildren, Abigail Louise Reid and Eli Thomas Barrs.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband.