PORTAGE, IN - Phoebe L. Wilson, age 81, of Portage, IN passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018. She was born on December 20, 1936 in Clay Pool, IN to Charles H. and Nettie (Cox) Vetor. On February 28, 1952 in Marion, IN Phoebe married Russel G. Wilson, her loving husband of 66 years who survives of Portage.
Phoebe is also survived by children, Cathy (Tony) Reed of Valparaiso and Russell L. (Cheryl) Wilson of Westville; siblings, Darrell (Helen) Vetor of Fairmount, IN and Delbert (Bunnie) Vetor of Bourbon, IN; grandchildren, Rachael(Charley) Riegle, Gary Reed, Russell D. (Caitlin) Wilson, Joseph (Dakota) Wilson; three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; 14 brothers and sisters.
Phoebe loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed raising her children and grandchildren and was the family rock. Phoebe loved to garden, camp and enjoyed being outdoors.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at EDMONDS & EVANS FUNERAL HOME, PORTAGE, CHAPEL, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368, with Pastor Ben Ahlersmeyer officiating. Burial to follow at McCool Cemetery, Portage, IN. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com.