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OBITUARY

Germaine Catherine Wilmott

December 5, 1939July 6, 2019
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Germaine Catherine Wilmott, 79, of Eldridge, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Grand Haven Retirement Community.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2019 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. prior to mass at the church. She will be laid to rest in Sioux City Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Greater Iowa Chapter-Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Germaine was born December 5, 1939 to Otto and Helena (Arnsberg) Kurtenbach in Dimock, South Dakota. She was united in marriage to Donn Wilmott from August 29, 1959 until he passed away March 15, 2001.

Germaine was a jokester, very upbeat and enjoyed being social. She loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren and cat, Speedy. She was an amazing cook and proud to do the holiday cooking. In her younger years growing up on the farm, she loved to dance and was proud to be the baby in the family. Germaine enjoyed collecting precious moments, beanie babies, plates and many other treasures. She always loved to sing and was very involved in her church, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Oceanside, California, and more recently St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Long Grove. She was also president of the Catholic Widow and Widower’s Support Group and Women’s Guild.

Survivors include her children, Donn (Heidi) Wilmott and Tom (Shellie) Wilmott; daughter-in-law, Anna Wilmott; grandchildren: Halle (Daniel) Stutting, Megan Wilmott, Melissa Mollison, Reynz Delina, Stevie Ann Wilmott, Xavier Wilmott and Maggie Wilmott; and siblings, Peter (Eleanor) Kurtenbach and Ramona Blair.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons Tim and Steve Wilmott, and siblings: Evelyn Hecker, Francis Kurtenbach, Celine Homan, Kenny Kurtenbach, Don Kurtenbach and Helen Steilen.

  • FAMILY

  • Otto Kurtenbach, Father
  • Helena (Arnsberg) Kurtenbach, Mother
  • Donn Wilmott, Husband
  • Donn (Heidi) Wilmott, Son
  • Tom (Shellie) Wilmott, Son
  • Tim Wilmott, Son
  • Steve Wilmott, Son
  • Anna Wilmott, Daughter-in-law
  • Halle (Daniel) Stutting, Grandchild
  • Megan Wilmott, Grandchild
  • Melissa Mollison, Grandchild
  • Reynz Delina, Grandchild
  • Stevie Ann Wilmott, Grandchild
  • Xavier Wilmott, Grandchild
  • Maggie Wilmott, Grandchild
  • Peter (Eleanor) Kurtenbach, Sibling
  • Ramona Blair, Sibling
  • Evelyn Hecker, Sibling
  • Francis Kurtenbach, Sibling
  • Celine Homan, Sibling
  • Kenny Kurtenbach, Sibling
  • Don Kurtenbach, Sibling
  • Helen Steilen, Sibling
  • DONATIONS

  • Greater Iowa Chapter-Alzheimer's Association

Services

  • Visitation Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, July 15, 2019

Memories

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Merle & Mary Lou Anderson

July 9, 2019

Dear Family of Germaine Wilmott,
We extend our deepest sympathies for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. We keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

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Biography

Germaine Catherine Wilmott, 79, of Eldridge, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Grand Haven Retirement Community. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2019 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. prior to mass at the church. She will be laid to rest in Sioux City Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Greater Iowa Chapter-Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Germaine was born December 5, 1939 to Otto and Helena (Arnsberg) Kurtenbach in Dimock, South Dakota. She was united in marriage to Donn Wilmott from August 29, 1959 until he passed away March 15, 2001.

Germaine was a jokester, very upbeat and enjoyed being social. She loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren and cat, Speedy. She was an amazing cook and proud to do the holiday cooking. In her younger years growing up on the farm, she loved to dance and was proud to be the baby in the family. Germaine enjoyed collecting precious moments, beanie babies, plates and many other treasures. She always loved to sing and was very involved in her church, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Oceanside, California, and more recently St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Long Grove. She was also president of the Catholic Widow and Widower’s Support Group and Women’s Guild.

Survivors include her children, Donn (Heidi) Wilmott and Tom (Shellie) Wilmott; daughter-in-law, Anna Wilmott; grandchildren: Halle (Daniel) Stutting, Megan Wilmott, Melissa Mollison, Reynz Delina, Stevie Ann Wilmott, Xavier Wilmott and Maggie Wilmott; and siblings, Peter (Eleanor) Kurtenbach and Ramona Blair.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, siblings: Evelyn Hecker, Francis Kurtenbach, Celine Homan, Kenny Kurtenbach, Don Kurtenbach and Helen Steilen; and sons, Tim and Steve Wilmott.