Wilma E. Medhus, 98, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Grandview Nursing Home in Marshalltown. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 3, 2020, at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown, with Rev. Gregg Davison officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com
Wilma was born December 16, 1921, to Ralph and Vera (Mohr) Zesch at home in Jasper County. She attended Ferguson school. She was united in marriage to Cecil Medhus on April 15, 1939 in Lancaster, Mo. They later on had four children Clarence, Caroline, Judith and Martin. Wilma lived her whole life in Rural Marshall County working on the farm. In 1963 she decided to sell Avon makeup and continued for over 50 years. She was a member of Ferguson Bible church and also a member of The Pleasant Hour Club. You could always find Wilma gardening, playing cards, sewing or helping serve lunch at the senior center.
Wilma is survived by her son: Martin (Linda) Medhus of Gilman, IA; one brother: Lynn Zesch of Ferguson, IA; three grandchildren: Mark (Joni) Medhus of Parker,Co.,Tara (Roger) Freiboth of Marshalltown, Dane Medhus of West Dundee, Il. and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil; one son, Clarence; two daughters by infancy, Caroline and Judith; one brother Lee Zesch; two sisters; Wanda Zesch and Wava Zesch.
Wilma was a very compassionate lady. She had a big heart to her pets in the country. Wilma was very generous with her vegetables from her beautiful garden she enjoyed every year.
she will be missed!
Family, I enjoyed knowing Wilma and have you and her in my thoughts and prayers
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