Lila Coleen Wolfe

Lila Coleen Wolfe

Lila Coleen Wolfe
March 30, 1930 – January 11, 2019
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 88

Lila Wolfe, 88, of Oskaloosa passed away Friday evening, January 11, 2019, at the Mahaska Health Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Lila Coleen Wolfe, daughter of Loren & LaRue (Foster) Buckingham, was born March 30, 1930, in Albia, IA.

Lila attended country school near Rose Hill and was a 1947 graduate of Rose Hill High School.

On May 20, 1948, she married Lyle Gordon Wolfe in Oskaloosa.

While her children were at home, Lila was a homemaker; she later worked at Jack Spratt Food Store, as a teacher’s aide for special education children in Rose Hill, a bookkeeper for Mobile Gas Station, a receptionist at Family Medical Center, and for Iowa Realty. She retired in 1991.

Lila enjoyed oil painting; she crocheted many afghans and enjoyed fishing with her family. She is a member of the Rose Hill Community Church.

Lila is survived by her two sons and a daughter-in-law: Randy (& Vickie) Wolfe of Oskaloosa and Richard Wolfe of Nampa, Idaho; three grandchildren: Lyle, Amanda and Cassidy; a step-grandson, Billy; ten great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Lona McGrew of Oskaloosa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lyle on Aug. 9, 1999; two brothers, Ronald and Bill Buckingham; a sister, Dorothy McNabb; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Langkamp Funeral Chapel with Rev. Del Bittner officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m., Tuesday at the Funeral Chapel; the family will greet visitors from 4- 6 p.m. Tuesday evening.
Memorials may be made to the Rose Hill Community Church or Mahaska Health Hospice Serenity House.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lila Coleen Wolfe please visit the Langkamp Funeral Chapel sympathy store.

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