1915 - 1961
||Ralph E. "Bill" Wilson [1, 2, 3, 4] |
||15 Oct 1915
||Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa [2, 3, 4]
||Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa 
||4 Feb 1961
||Macomb, McDonough County, Illinois [3, 4]
|Cause: a heart attack |
||6 Feb 1961
||Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa 
|the Muscatine Journal |
- Wapello (IA) -- Ralph (Bill) Wilson 45, former Wapello and Morning Sun resident, died at 11 p.m. Saturday at Macomb, Illinois, after a sudden heart attack.
Mr. Wilson was born October 15 1915, at Morning Sun, the son of Arthur and Mary Georgia Siverly [Wilson]. He was married April 11, 1936, at Huntsville, Missouri, to Ethel Hesler. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs, June Hardin of Oakville and Mrs. Joyce Main of Bettendorf; two brothers, Verne Wilson and Harold Wilson, both of Morning Sun; four sisters, Mrs. Harold Wheeler of Morning Sun, Mrs, William Alter of Burlington, Lorna Wilson in Germany; and Mrs. Keever of Morning Sun; his mother, Mary Georgia Wilson; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m, Tuesday at the Wapello Methodist church, with the Reverend Floyd Shephard of Des Moines in charge, assisted by Reverend Harland Gant, The body is now at the Dudgeon-McCulley funeral home. Interment will be at the Elmwood cemetery near Morning Sun.
||Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  |
- Name: Wilson, Ralph E.; Sex: M; Born: 1915; Died or Buried: 1961; Age: 46; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC ©1990 - page MS-80; Notes: 1915-1961
||7 Feb 1961
||Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa [3, 4]
||21 Feb 2014 |
||Arthur Verne Wilson, Sr., b. 26 Aug 1884, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa , d. 12 Feb 1954, rural Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa |
||Mary Georgia Siverly, b. 12 Aug 1882, near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa , d. 20 Mar 1968, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa |
- There were seven children from this marriage.
||Ethel Marie Hesler, b. 6 Jun 1917, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana , d. 11 May 2011, Great River Hospice House, West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa |
||11 Apr 1936
||Huntsville, Randolph County, Missouri 
- There were two daughters from this marriage.
||21 Feb 2014 |
- [S10212] Wilson, Lorna M. - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, March 10, 2005; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
Marshall Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 101; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 3B, page number: 224; enumeration date: February 10, 1920
- [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).
- [S6241] Wilson, Ralph E. "Bill" - Obituary, (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 6, February 6, 1961; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S13054] Wilson, Arthur Verne - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, February 18, 1954; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S3320] Alter, Norma Jean (Wilson) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, November 6, 2003; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).