Sandra Bauman Wilson, age 76 of Newton, Illinois, passed away at 12:14 AM – Friday, February 26, 2016, at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Illinois.
Visitation will be held at 5:00-7:00 PM – Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with funeral services to follow at 7:00 PM. In loving memory of Sandra, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.
Sandra was born on February 17, 1940, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, the daughter of John Benjamin and Juanita (Elliott) Bauman. She married Glenn Eugene Wilson on February 17, 1966, in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and the just recently celebrated their 50 th wedding anniversary.
Sandra was a homemaker and loving wife and mother. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Newton, Illinois. She enjoyed reading, raising house plants, and spending time in New Orleans. Her greatest joy was her sons and grandchildren.
Sandra is survived by: Husband – Glenn Eugene Wilson, Sr. of Newton, Illinois, Sons – John Jeffrey Arquette of Gilbert, Arizona, Glenn Eugene (wife Mia) Wilson, Jr. of Reno, Nevada, James Elliott (wife Clara) Wilson of Mandeville, Louisiana, Brother – Elliott Warren (wife Elizabeth) Bauman of Metaire, Louisiana, 8 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren.
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents and her brother John Benjamin Bauman, Jr.