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Wilma J. Hamilton

March 4, 1942 ~ March 27, 2022 (age 80)


Wilma J. Hamilton, age 80, of Wausau died on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Pride TLC with her family by her side after a short battle with Leukemia.

Wilma was born on March 4, 1942 in Hastings, Michigan to the late Basil and Fern (Moore) Tobias.  She graduated from Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music with a degree in Music.  It was here that she met Duane Hamilton.  The two were united in marriage on October 3, 1964 at Cedar Creek Bible Church in Delton, Michigan.  They would later move to Wausau where Wilma was employed at the Family Resource Center.  Wilma enjoyed gardening, camping and genealogy.

Wilma is survived by her husband of 57 years, Duane Hamilton; children Dan (Carrie) Hamilton and Dawn (Kurt) Engebrecht; grandchildren Brendan, Jordyn and Kyra Hamilton and Ian (Brenda) Engebrecht, Felicia Engebrecht and Josiah Engebrecht; great grandson Peter James Engebrecht; siblings Eugene (Linda) Tobias and Kendall (Joanne) Tobias; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St., Wausau.  The Rev. Dave Mahler will officiate.  The service will be livestreamed and can be accessed by visiting and clicking on Wilma’s obituary.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home on Thursday. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Highland Community Church, 1005 N 28th Ave., Wausau. 

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