Wilson, Elaine

Written by David Green.

Elaine B. Wilson, 85, of Waldron Mich., died Dec. 24, 2012, at Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility.

She was born May 18, 1927, in North Baltimore, Ohio,  the daughter of Arthur W. and Beulah M.  (Brubaker) Strauss.  She married Galen A. Brehm and he preceded her in death Aug. 10, 1955.  She then married Mervin L. Wilson on Aug. 31, 1958, and he preceded her in death Feb. 7, 2012.  

Elaine graduated from Waldron Schools and Flower Hospital School of Nursing. She was a LPN at Morenci Area Hospital for more than 32 years and was a member of Faith Assembly of God Church in Hudson, Mich.

 She is survived by four sons, Rodney Brehm of Ada, Mich., Bill Brehm of Xenia, Ohio,  Maynard Brehm of Hudson, and Paul Wilson of Hillsdale, Mich.; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; two sons, James and Lester Brehm; one sister, Joyce Hillard; and two brothers, Earl and Leo Strauss.  

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at First Assembly of God Church in Hudson, with Pastor John King officiating. Interment will follow in Waldron Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Faith Assembly of God Church.

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