Wilda Mosher


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Posted Online: June 25, 2014, 11:21 pm
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Wilda J. Mosher, 81, formerly of East Moline, died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Meridian Care Center, Meridian, Idaho.
Visitation will be Friday, June 27, from noon to 1 p.m., at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline, with services following the visitation at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dan Cullett will officiate. Burial will be at the Rock Island National Cemetery at 2 p.m.
Wilda was born in East Moline on June 28, 1932, the daughter of Oren and Mildred Anthony Loding. She married Ralph L. Mosher on April 21, 1963. He passed away in 1983.
Wilda worked as nurse's aid for years at various state hospitals and nursing homes, retiring at age 62.
Her favorite hobby was reading; she loved hunting for new books at yard sales.
Survivors include son, Kenneth Meeks, Medford, Ore.; daughters, Julie Moden, East Moline, and Tina (George) Aitken, Meridian; stepdaughters, Peggy (Charles) Colburn, Barbara (Chuck) Wilson; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and two sisters.
Condolences may be left for the family at sullivanellisltd.com.












 



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