Wilma Lucille Shultz, 96, of Racine (Apple Grove Community) passed away at her residence at 8:50 a.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. Born April 15, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mila Gaither Ramsey. She retired from being a private nurse in Palm Springs, California. She attended the Racine Baptist Church.
Wilma is survived by her daughter-in-law, Marilyn Sue Foster of Athens, Ohio; grandchildren, Stephanie Sue Foster of Athens, Ohio, Timothy Carson (Mical) Foster of Brooklyn, New York, Bridget Darice (Gale Talley) Kelley of Racine, Ohio, Bradley Allen Kelley of Racine, Ohio, Travis Eugene (Christy) Kelley of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; five great-grandchildren, Jody Lynne (Jeff) Williamson, Amy Dawn (Chad Treffert) King, Caleb Paul Kelley, Brooklynn Paulette Kelley, and Travis Robert Kelley; seven great-great grandchildren, Jordan Williamson, Jacob Williamson, Javin Ewing, Maylynn Williamson, Elektra Treffert, Platinum Treffert, and Lucian Treffert. Step-daughters, Trudy (Darrell) Hillyard of Independence, Kansas, and Sandra Workman of Tulsa, Oklahoma; step-son, Kevin (Wanda) Shultz of Land O’ Lakes, Florida; one niece, Sharon Darice (Lee) Beavers of Mesa Arizona; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Waldo Emerson Foster; her second husband, Dr. Lester J. Walton; and her third husband, Lester Clarence Shultz; two sons, Ted J. Foster, and Carson Eugene Foster; a daughter, Barbara Kay Kelley and her husband Paul Kelley; a grandson, Theodore Kevin Foster who passed away in infancy; a granddaughter, Tracy Jean Daugherty; a sister, Helen Brukhart; and a niece Peggy Mays.
In keeping with Wilma’s wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral services. A private memorial will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made in Wilma’s memory to the Holzer Hospice 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis Ohio, 45631. Cremeens Funeral Home, Racine is entrusted with Wilma’s arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes.com.