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Dorothy C. Wilson

August 25, 1929 — September 22, 2022

Hastings

Dorothy C. Wilson

Hastings resident Dorothy C. Wilson, 93, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022, at College View Assisted Living, Hastings, NE.   

 

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at Trumbull United Methodist Church with Pastor Kelly Karges officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Trumbull, NE. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Monday, September 26, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to Trumbull Community Center. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Dorothy’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Dorothy was born August 25, 1929, in Arapahoe, NE to Tobias and Elsie (Hinez) DeVries. She graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1947 and graduated from Mary Lanning as a Registered Nurse in 1951. Dorothy married Harry D. Wilson on May 1, 1954, in Trumbull; he preceded her in death on August 1, 2014.

 

Harry and Dorothy lived on a farm southeast of Trumbull farming and running Hay-Dot Trucking during their 60 years of married life. In the spring of 1960, they adopted Daniel Scott and in the spring of 1966, they adopted Judy Rae.

 

Together Harry and Dorothy attended many sporting events for their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

 

Dorothy enjoyed family, gardening, organizing church luncheons, sewing, cooking, and canning all of her life. She helped organize the Sun Set Social at the church for many years as well as being a 4-H leader. She was a member of the Trumbull United Methodist Church and Women’s Society.

 

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry D. Wilson; son, Daniel Wilson; brothers, Wayne DeVries, Carl DeVries, Jack DeVries, and Charles DeVries; sisters, Phyllis Alexander, Mary Bockerman, and Elsie May Frogge; sisters-in-law, Marilyn DeVries and Diane DeVries; and brothers-in-law, Ray Bockerman, Stan Alexander, and Richard Frogge.  

 

SURVIVORS:

Children & Spouses:             
    Judy & Greg Buhr – Rural Trumbull, NE
    Anne & Mika Peltola – Tuusula, Finland

Grandchildren:                      
    Anthony Wilson & Kymberly Brehm – Hastings, NE
    Alisha Wilson – Lincoln, NE
    Kelan & Natalie Buhr – Doniphan, NE
    Cale Buhr – Rural Trumbull, NE
    Creighton Buhr – Kansas City, MO
    Emil Ravi – Tuusula, Finland
    Matias Ravi – Tuusula, Finland
    Teemu Peltola – Tuusula, Finland

Great-Grandchildren:            
    Dylan Wilson – Hastings, NE
    Cameron Wilson – Charleston, SC
    Ellistyn Buhr – Doniphan, NE
    Lennox Buhr – Doniphan, NE

Brothers & Spouses:              
    Bud & Gwen DeVries – Arapahoe, NE
    Glen & Jo DeVries – Trumbull, NE
    Leonard & Wyoma DeVries – Inland, NE
    Harold & Kathy DeVries – Lincoln, NE
Sister-in-law:                         
    Audrie DeVries – Cambridge, NE

Many Nieces, Nephews, Great-Nieces, and Great-Nephews

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, September 26, 2022

1:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Family present 5-7 p.m.

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

1:30 - 2:30pm (Central time)

Trumbull United Methodist Church

730 Hubbard St, Trumbull, NE 68980

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Service

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

2:30 - 3:30pm (Central time)

Trumbull United Methodist Church

730 Hubbard St, Trumbull, NE 68980

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