Wilhelmina Ames

6/25/2012

Wilhelmina Ames, 93, Phillipsburg, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg.

She was born Jan. 12, 1919, in Harlan County, Neb., to John William and Gretchen (Kampen) Wessels.

She married Richard H. Ames on Aug. 18, 1939, in Stamford, Neb. He preceded her in death in 2004. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, Dick Ames, Long Island; a daughter, Grace Grau, Phillipsburg; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg; burial in Long Island Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday with family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m., and until time of service Wednesday, all at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Long Island Fire Department, Long Island EMS or Long Island Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.olliffboeve.com.

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