Wilmetta Irene Gideon, 76, Russell, died Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Russell Regional Hospital.

She was born April 22, 1942, in WaKeeney to John W. and Pauline (Rohn) Dietz. She was a 1960 graduate of Trego Community High School.

She married Glenn Gideon on Sept. 9, 1960, in Hays. She was a bank teller at the Russell State Bank and United National Bank (Southwind Bank) for 23 years, and retired in 2005.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, of the home; three daughters, Donna Bauer, Burlington, Kan., Doris Jackson, Topeka, and Cheryl Prester, Russell; a brother, Delmar Dietz, WaKeeney; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Russell; burial in Russell City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday with family present to greet guests from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to St John Lutheran Church or Russell Regional Hospital Auxiliary, in care of the mortuary.