Phillipsburg resident, Wilhelmina Ames, died Saturday, June 23, 2012 in the Phillips County Hospital in Phillipsburg at the age of 93.
She was born January 12, 1919 in Harlan County, NE the daughter of John William & Gretchen (Kampen) Wessels. She was a homemaker.
She was married to Richard H. Ames on August 18, 1939 in Stamford, NE. He preceded her in death in 2004. She was also preceded in death by a son, LeRoy Hans Ames in 1945.
Survivors include a son, Dick Ames & wife, Hazel of Long Island, KS; daughter, Grace Grau & husband, Melvin of Phillipsburg; 5 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, 1115 2nd Street, Phillipsburg, Kansas 67661, with Pastor Lorna Paulus officiating. Burial will follow in the Long Island Cemetery, Long Island, KS.
Mrs. Ames will lie in state from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday; 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday and until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home for visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Long Island Fire Dept., Long Island E.M.S. or Long Island Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.olliffboeve.com.