Clara "Marie" Wilkerson, 91, of Circle Dr., Fremont passed away on November 18, 2009 at Memorial Hospital in Fremont, OH. She was born on April 6, 1918 in Fremont, NE to Frank and Louise (Dengler) Reier. Marie married Roscoe Wilkerson on December 26, 1937 in Franklin, NE and he preceded her in death in January of 1978. Marie worked as a retail clerk for TG&Y in Hereford, TX and also Agricultural Stabilization Service for the A.S.C. office in Franklin, NE. She was very devoted to her family and enjoyed sewing, gardening and canning. She also loved her pets.Marie is survived by her children, Lois Stewart, Amarillo, TX, Carol (Doug) Chick, Fremont, OH and Wallace Wilkerson, New Braunfels, TX; fourteen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roscoe Wilkerson; sons, Dennis, Rodger and Danny Wilkerson; sisters, Doris Palmi and Wilmeth Laughour.
Funeral services will be at 11:00AM, Monday, November 23, 2009 at United Methodist Church, Franklin, NE with Rev. Neil Kloppenborg officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Franklin, NE. The family suggests memorials to Memorial Hospital, 715 Taft Ave., Fremont, OH 43420