Dolly Mae Wilson
Dolly Mae Wilson, 89, of Beloit, formerly of Salina, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018. She was born January 26, 1929 in Kansas City, Mo., to Edward J. and Maude L. (Davidson) Roberts. Dolly graduated from St. John’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1950. She worked in various departments of nursing at St. John’s Hospital. She retired in 1990 and later became involved with PRN employment in home health and was very involved in Parish Nursing. She was a lifetime member of KSNA, Immanuel Lutheran Church, and taught Sunday and Vacation Bible School. In her children’s earlier years, she was dedicated to their sporting and recreational events. Dolly’s outgoing personality led her to never know a stranger. Survivors include her children, Larry Wilson, of Mission, Texas, David Wilson, of Salina; Ron Wilson (Carla), of Lindsborg; Susan Concannon (Craig), of Beloit; Ann Collins (Trent), of Moweaqua, Ill.; brother, James Roberts, of Indianapolis, Ind.; sister, Rosella Sill, of Kansas City, Mo.; grandchildren, Steve, Lindsey, Brett, Jessica, Kelsey, Curtis, Jamie, Bryant, Amanda, Addie, and Channing; and seven great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband James R. Wilson, of 60 years, and their greatest life investment was their children and their families; brother, Edward Roberts Jr.; sisters, Irene Ortiz and JoAnn Cochran. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Immanuel Lutheran Church 255 S. 7th Street, in Salina. Memorial service was at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 20, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, with Kent Happel as officiant. Inurnment will be in Gypsum Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church or Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation, and are in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 North Eighth Street, Salina, KS 67401.