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Hilda Wangler, 91, of Danville, passed away at 11:27 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at Hawthorne Inn. She was born on June 1, 1926, in Terre Haute, Ind., the daughter of John and Blanch Claypool. On Dec. 25, 1945, Hilda married the love of her life, William V. Wangler, and they spent the next 63 years together before his passing in 2009.
Hilda is survived by her daughter, Peggy (Howard) Carrell; sons, Bill (Candi) Wangler, Brian (Lindy) Wangler; son-in-law, John Childs; grandchildren, Melissa (Matt) Eldridge, Brad (Julie) King, Eric Childs, Amanda (Phil) Cox, Amy (Aaron) Hird, Nick (Katie) Wangler, Nathan Wangler, Natalie Wangler; great-grandchildren, Lindsey Eldridge, Carter Eldridge, Landon Cox, Payton Cox, Bracie Hird, Brycie Hird, Maddilynn Hird, Chloe Wangler, Beckham Wangler, Tomas Cooper, Sage Hoisington, Dylan King and great-great-grandchild Harper Lynn Richards.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Freda (Max) Goulding; brothers, John (Betty) Claypool, Charles (Delores) Claypool, Gary (Sue) Claypool; and daughter, Lynn Childs.
Hilda's two greatest passions in life were the church and her family. She spent many years teaching Sunday School and she devoted her life to taking care of all her family's needs. She will be deeply missed.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St. in Danville. Burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery in Catlin. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at the funeral home.
Please join Hilda's family in sharing memories, photos, and videos on her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 24, 2018
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