Delavan/ Velva Ann Wilear, age 69 of Delavan, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2010 at St. Lukes Medical Center in Milwaukee. She was born February 16, 1940 in Pikeville, Kentucky the daughter of Floyd and Beatrice (Coleman) Adkins. She married Gordon Wilear on April 13, 1963 at United Church of Christ- Congregational in Delavan. Velva was employed at Lake Lawn Lodge in Delavan for 20 years until her retirement.
She is survived by her husband Gordon of Delavan; 2 daughters, Jackie Wilear of Fontana and Jill (Steve) Sorg of Darien; 2 sisters, Phyllis (James) Welch of Sun Prairie, WI and Janet (Steve) Ramsey of VA; 1 brother, Paul Adkins of Janesville, WI; also nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters and her 3 brothers.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am, Thursday, February 11, 2010 at United Church of Christ- Congregational in Delavan with Rev. Laura McLeod officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to service at the Church. Memorials may be made to the United Church of Christ Congregational. MONROE FUNERAL HOME, Delavan, is assisting the family.