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Mary R. Wilson

Mary R. Wilson


Mary R., nee Casteel, Wilson, 82, of Tilden, IL; born on May 31, 1936; passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Sparta, IL.

Mrs. Wilson was a seamstress at a dress factory, and she was also a Certified Nursing Assistant for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband – Charles R. Wilson; parents – Thomas O. and Dorothy H., nee Cagle, Casteel; Two Granddaughters – Hillary Stork and Ciersten Wilson; One Grandson – Charles Ryann Wilson.

She is survived by her Sister – Paula Grissom of Waco, TX. Children – Peggy (Jack) Evans of North Richland Hills, TX; John (Cindy) Bridges of Mansfield, TX; James Evatt of Kansas City, MO; Jackie (Kim) Kelley of Sparta, IL; Chuck (Paula) Wilson of Tilden, IL. Thirteen Grandchildren – Alby (Julie) Saunders of Chattanooga, TN; Heather Saunders of HI; Danielle Kelley of Tilden, IL; John Michael Bridges of TX; Kaitlyn Bridges of TX; Nick (Vicki) Hatley of Sparta, IL; Chris Wilson of Sparta, IL; Scott Wilson of Tilden, IL; Dylan Hatley of Marissa, IL; Chelsea Wilson of Sparta, IL; Colin Wilson of Tilden, IL; Raelynn Wilson of Tilden, IL; Connor Huelsman of New Athens, IL. Nine Great-Grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Tilden, IL on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Tilden, IL on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00am.

Interment: Burial will be held at Tilden City Cemetery in Tilden, IL.

Heil – Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Tilden, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Suzan chamness says:

    Dear Chuck and family
    You have my sincere sympathy on the loss of your mom and sister.
    How sad.
    My prayers are with you.

  2. Linda Buettner says:

    Jackie- I am so sorry for your loss. You and the family will be kept in my prayers. Many many hugs. We are here to listen and give any support we can. Heartfelt condolences hun.

  3. Denise Dorf says:

    So sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  4. Jaime Waterman says:

    Sorry for ur loss.
    Mary Braeutigam & Jaime Waterman

  5. Paula Grissom says:

    To ALL my nieces and nephews, I want you to know how much I loved your mother and how much I’m going to miss her. She held a prominent place in my childhood and influenced me more than she or anyone really knew. Cissy was always ready for an adventure, a trip, or an experience! She chauffered the whole family to every tourist spot in Southern California and Northern Mexico! Her Italian boyfriend introduced us to spaghetti and pizza. Her love of bowling and softball entertained all of us for hours! We were so proud of her and her work where she helped make rocket components for the new Space program! I know you’re catching up with everybody and no longer in pain. In loving memory, your sister, Paula

  6. Jerry and Cathy Pannier says:

    Jackie and Chuck, We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Mary was a wonderful lady who will be missed by many.

  7. James Evatt says:

    Love you Momma , I sure did not want to see you go , but I am at peace knowing you dont have to fight that Pain ,, Keep things in order up there I will see you as soon as I can, Loves you Forever <3

  8. Steve Ritter says:

    Chuck, I was saddened to hear your mom had passed on. My condolences to you and your family. Please let me know if I can help in any way

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