Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Cora M. (Walton) Wonders

Cora M. Wonders, age 94, passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at the Claridge House, Kenosha. Cora was born in Vinegar Hill, IL, January 27, 1916, daughter of the late John and Hazel (Nee: Hocking) Walton and had been a Racine resident since 1942.

On January 14, 1935, she was united in marriage to Sherman G. Wonders who preceded her in death on December 29, 1982. Cora worked for many years with her family at Hillside Bowling Lanes. She was a member of the Methodist Church. An avid Brewer fan, excellent baker, devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Cora cherished time spent with her family. She will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, John (Glendene) Wonders of St. Louis, MO, Richard Lee (Kristine) Wonders of Racine; her grandchildren, John Wonders, Jr., Jeffrey (Katie) Wonders, James (Margie) Wonders, Jason (Carrie) Wonders, Joshua (Dawn) Wonders, Cheryl (Jeremy) Johnson, Jenny Wonders; 15 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; brothers and sisters, Thomas Walton, Delmar Walton, Marietta (Joseph) Gleason, Mildred Hall; sister-in-law, Jewel Walton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Christina Marie; brothers and sisters, James Walton, Leslie Walton, Lloyd Walton, Arnold Walton, Hazel Spore, and Dorothy Lancaster.

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 3, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home with Chaplain Gary Ruckman officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Sunday at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Monday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m.

803 Main St., Racine  (262) 634-7888

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