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Wilma L. Carpenter
Wilma L. Carpenter, 93 of Streator passed away Friday (August 19, 2022) at the Richard L. Owens
Hospice Home, Peoria.
Following cremation, a visitation will be held Saturday (Aug. 27 th ) from 9 – 11:30 AM at the Winterrowd
Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:30am at the funeral home.
Wilma was born on September 21, 1928, in Streator to Lawrence and Ada (Coomer) Kinkade. She
married Donald D. Carpenter on April 24, 1948. He preceded her in death on February 4, 2011.
Surviving are daughters, Karen (Joseph) Kissel of Montgomery, TX and Marcia (Michael) Weld of Dana,
son, Donald D. (Jane) Carpenter of Streator, grandchildren; Bryan (Tara) Kissel, Kevin (Greta) Kissel, Dr.
Steven (Lindsay) Kissel, Luke (Kristen) Weld, Lindsey (David) Millburg, Lee (Shannon) Weld, James
(Whitney) Carpenter and Scott (Jamie) Carpenter, 22 great-grandchildren, sisters, Bernadine Broadus of
Streator, Rosemary (Robert) Webb of Oswego, brothers, John Kinkade of Streator and Robert (Connie Reaska) Kinkade of Streator, brother in law, Frank Schmitt of Streator and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Don, sister and brother-in-law Nedra and Ed Bute, sister, Carol Schmitt, sister and brother in law Audrey and Geroge Vadas, Mary Kinkade and Norma Kinkade, brother and sister-in-law,Charles and Pat Kinkade, brother and sister-in-law Edward and Janet Kinkade and sister-in-law Eileen Kinkade and brother-in-law Paul Broadus.
Wilma graduated from Streator High School in 1946. She was a member of the Eastern Star of the
Masonic Lodge in Streator and the First United Methodist Church.
Wilma had the most giving heart and the kindest soul who was loved by all who met her and called her
their friend. She will be dearly missed. She was called by her great grandchildren G.G. Ma.
Memorials may be made in her name to the First United Methodist Church.
To Our beautiful sister Wilma. Shine like the stars & the moon & dance to somewhere over the rainbow, You are forever loved.
Bob & Rosemary Webb Aug 27 2022 6:48 AM
We send each of you our sincere condolences. May she rest easy, reunited with you Dad. Treasure the memories you each hold dear to your hearts.
Allen and Pat Klein Aug 27 2022 12:10 AM
Wilma was a wonderful person I was glad to haver for a sister. I know now she's found her place in heaven.
Robert Kinkade Aug 26 2022 10:24 PM
So sorry to hear of the loss of your MOM. Such a tough passage no matter how or when. God bless you and yours.
Betsy Mohan Kain
Betsy Mohan Kain Aug 25 2022 10:50 PM
I’m so sorry to hear of Wilma’s passing. I am so sad and will miss seeing her and chatting with her. She was so so sweet.
Joy Weide Aug 24 2022 9:14 PM
Out sincere sympathy to the Carpenter family for your loss. Wilma was a kind and gentle lady.
Dave and Nancy Hayes Aug 24 2022 5:17 PM
My sincere sympathy to the family. Wilma was a special lady and always enjoyed our afternoons playing Dominoes. She will be missed by many
Carolyn Erler Aug 23 2022 7:48 PM
My sincere sympathy to the Kinkade and Carpenter families.She was a special lady!
Shirley Tinder Aug 23 2022 4:56 PM
So sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to family & friends. I knew Wilma as an employee at St. Mary's Hospital, she was such a kind lady.
Carol Mcmenamin Aug 23 2022 1:18 PM
Please accept our sincere condolences.
Greg and Barb Lentman Aug 23 2022 5:15 AM