Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

January 8, 2014

Wilma M. Strickler


The Daily Iowegian

---- — Wilma M. Strickler, 75, of Moulton, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

She was born the daughter of Ralph and Bernice M. (Daniels) Pettis on May 30, 1938 in Moulton. She received her education in the Moulton Community Schools.

On April 2, 1955, Wilma was united in marriage to Donald Strickler in Moulton, the couple were later divorced. She worked at the Ammunition Plant in Burlington for a time as well as the Shaffer Pen Company. Later, She and Donald would have Don’s Tire Shop in Moulton.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Pettis; son, Bradley Strickler; brother, John Pettis; and a son-in-law, Dale Dawson.

Wilma is survived by her mother, Bernice Pettis of Moulton; sisters, Shirley Dawson of Moulton and Wanda Potter and her husband, Jerry, of Moulton; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Pettis of Moulton; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 7-8 p.m. at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Moulton with the family present. Burial of ashes will be at a later date in the Hilltown Cemetery south of Moulton.

Condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com.