Wilma Doris Shelley Horman
  • Born on: February 6, 1925
  • Departed on: March 24, 2024
  • Resided in: Guthrie Center, IA

Wilma Doris Shelley Horman

Wilma Doris Shelley Horman, age 99 died Sunday, March 24, 2024 at the New Homestead Care Facility in Guthrie Center, Iowa.

She was born February 6, 1925 at her parents farm home near Booneville in Madison County, Iowa.

She was the fifth of 12 children born to Allison Glenwood and Mable Hessie Hadley Shelley. Her family moved to rural Menlo in Guthrie County, Iowa when she was three years old and she received her education at a rural country school until she finished 8th grade. Her religious education was in the Quaker Faith.

As a teenager she went to Takoma Park, Maryland to live with her sister Neva and family. While there she met Harry F. Horman who was working there after serving in the military. They moved to Iowa in 1946.

Survivors include daughters: Carol Ann (Dennis) Davis, Judith Marie (Bob) Zimmerline; Son; Allan Harry (Darleen) Hormann and daughter-in-law Corine Hormann.

Grandchildren: Shelley (Tim) Payne, John (Raquel) Downing; Jim (Tammy) Zimmerline, Shawn (Wayne) Peterson; Jami (Kevin) Rafter, Gordon (Carrie) Clark; Jacob (Stephanie) Hormann, Melissa Grycan; Korissa Hormann, Kayleigh Hormann, Elias (Kimberley) Hormann.

Sisters: Ruth Camerson and Ester Kelley. Sister-in-law: Vera Shelley. Several great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, nieces and nephews, numerous relatives and friends.

Preceding her were her Children: Mable Alice (Richard) Clark, John Roger Hormann and Michael “Mickey” Gilbert Hormann.

Grandson: Allison “Willie” Wilhelm Hormann.

Sisters: Neva Stearns, Evelyn Landon, Erma Aswegan, Carol Tharp, Martha Shelley.

Brothers: Dale Shelley, Dean Shelley, Paul Shelley, Allan Claire Shelley.

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