Dolores G. Wilhelm, 82, passed away suddenly Tuesday, November 6, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Stanley and Anna Kalcic and was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert G. Wilhelm.
Mrs. Wilhelm was a Physicians Assistant who worked with the Columbus County Health Department, retiring in 1989. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She enjoyed many crafts including basket-weaving, painting, gardening, sewing and cooking.
Viewing will be Friday, November 9, 2012, from 7 until 9 P.M., at McKenzie Mortuary, 112 Jefferson St., Whiteville, North Carolina, 28472. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 10 A.M., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 302 N. Lee St., with Reverend Gonzalez-Hernandez officiating.
She is survived by sons, Timothy of Wooster, Richard of Clayton, North Carolina; daughters, Patricia Schaefer of Valley City, Dianne Labadie of Columbus, and Mary Ellen Delong of Charleston, South Carolina. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her loyal and loving cats, Tigger and Truffle.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Life Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville NC 28472. www.mckenziemortuary.net.