Russell & Lois M. (Gaumer) Wilson
Russell Wilson, son of Glenn Wilson and Lera Overmyer,was born 6 Jan 1915 in Monterey, P ulaksi,
Indiana. He died 2 Jan 1999 in Rochester, F ulton, Indiana and was buried in Rochester IOOF
Cemetery, Rochester, F ulton, Indiana.
Rochester Sentinel, Monday, January 4, 1999.
Russell Wilson Jan 6, 1915-Jan 2, 1999
Russell WILSON, 83, 1241 W. Sixth St., Rochester. died at 4:25 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Hospital.
Born in Monterey to Glenn and Lera OVERMYER WILSON, he lived his ad ult life
in Rochester. He married Lois M. GAUMER on Oct. 2, 1937 in Plymouth. She
died May 8, 1995.
Mr. Wilson owned and operated Wilson Fertilizer and Grain and Wilson Corn
Products. He was instrumental in the founding of Manitou Center. He was a
member of Elks Lodge 2120 and a charter member of the Rochester Odd Fellows Lodge.
Survivors include one daughter Terry and husband Joe MOORE, Rochester; two sons
Tom and wife Nedra [WILSON], Rochester, and Robert [WILSON], at the home; six
grandchildren Rusty and wife Sandy MOORE, Rochester, Chris MOORE, Rochester, Mindy
MOORE, N. Manchester, Wendy and husband Jeff ZENT, Rochester, Andi and husband
Chris LEE, Rochester and Michelle WILSON, Rochester; seven great-grandchildren; one sister
Glenda and husband Don SHOWLEY, Rochester, and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Zimmerman Family Funeral Home,
Rochester. with the Rev. David MILLS officiating. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m.
Tuesday and for an hour before services at the funeral home. Burial is in the
Rochester IOOF cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Manitou Training Center."
They were married on 2 Oct 1937 in Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana.
Lois M. Gaumer was born 4 Jun 1913 in Rochester, F ulton, Indiana. She died 8 May 1995
in Rochester, F ulton, Indiana and was buried 10 May 1995 in Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery,
Rochester, F ulton, Indiana. dau. of T. J. and Fanny (Manning) Gaumer
They had the following children:
Rochester Sentinel, Tuesday, May 9, 1995. "Lois M. Wilson
June 4, 1913 - May 8, 1995
Lois M. WILSON, 81, 1241 W. Sixth St., died at 3:45 p.m. Monday at Woodlawn Hospital.
She was born in Rochester to T.J. and Fanny MANNING GAUMER. On Oct. 2, 1937 in Plymouth she
married Russell WILSON, who survives. She was a member of the Rochester First Christian Church,
the F ulton County [Chapter of the American] Association of [Retarded] Citizens and Tri-Kappa Sorority.
Surviving with her husband are [one daughter, Mrs. Joe (Terry) MOORE, Rocheter]; two sons, Tom E.
and Robert L. [WILSON], both of Rochester; six grandchildren, Mrs. Jeff (Wendy) ZENT, Rochester;
Mrs. Chris (Andi) LEE, Rochester; Mrs. Scott (Michelle) TALBOTT, Jackson, Ga., and Rusty, Cris, and
Mindy MOORE, all of Rochester; six great-grandchildren, and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Elva GAUMER, Rochester.
Preceding in death were two sisters, Helen GAUMER and Madge STEWART, and two brothers, Floyd and Leonard GAUMER.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Zimmerman Family Funeral Home, Rochester, with the Rev. C. Allan
HAZEN officiating. Burial will be in the Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the Manitou Training Center."
2 F i. Terry Wilson. m. Joe Moore.
3 M ii. Tom Wilson. m. Nedra [-?-].
4 M iii. Robert Wilson.