OBITUARY

Ada Mae Wilson

April 28, 1926November 15, 2021
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ROCKFORD ~ Ada Mae Wilson, 95, of Rockford, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Monday, November 15, 2021 at Wesley Willows in Rockford. She formerly had resided in Aurora, Naperville and Osage Beach, Missouri.

Born April 28, 1926 in Aurora to William B. and Gertrude O. (Edwards) Hall, she married John Arthur “Jack” Wilson on June 22, 1946 in Aurora. He died June 28, 2001 in Osage Beach, Missouri. She also was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, William C. Hall and one sister, Audrey Sherman.

Surviving are two daughters, Cyndy (Chuck) McKeown of Bloomington and Debra L. (Dr. Craig) Rogers of Katy, Texas; five grandchildren, Shannon (David) Wasser of Bloomington, Stephanie (Ryan) Rogers of Houston, Texas, Jodie Rogers of Katy, Texas, Shawna (Evan) Erswell of Bloomington and Christopher Rogers of Eugene, Oregon and five great-grandchildren, Braeden Wasser, Cameron Wasser, Gavin Whaley, Griffin Whaley and Grayson Whaley.

Ada was a realtor in Aurora and Naperville for more than 30 years. She also had formerly served as a secretary for East Aurora School District 131 for 15 years from 1956 to 1971.

Music was a passion of hers and she was a beautiful painter. Ada was active in the Naperville and Aurora music community for many years. She also had a very strong faith and was always willing to share it with others. She was a former longtime member of Fourth Street United Methodist Church in Aurora.

Her private funeral service will be Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. The Rev. Judy Doyle will officiate. Burial will follow in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice Services, 6000 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61108.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

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Mary Lange

November 17, 2021

I never met Ada Wilson but knew she must have been an amazing woman by the way her daughter and my friend, Cyndy talked about her. She was obviously one special lady. I wish the family comfort and peace as they celebrate their beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

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