HAGAN ADDOCK, WILMA H  (VETERAN WWII) - Labette County, Kansas | WILMA H  (VETERAN WWII) HAGAN ADDOCK - Kansas Gravestone Photos


Mount Pleasant (AKA Altamont) Cemetery
Labette County,

US Navy
World War II
November 7, 1922 - April 17, 2007

The Edna Sun
April 25, 2007
OHIO - Wilma W H Addock, 84, of rural Republic, Ohio, passed away Thursday morning, April 17, 2007 at St Francis Home in Tiffin, Ohio.

Funeral services were held at 11 am, Thursday, April 24, at the Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Altamont. Burial was in Mt Pleasant Cemetery.

Memorials may be left at or mailed to Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, PO Box 325, Altamont, Kansas 67330.

Wilma was born in rural Altamont, Kansas, on November 7, 1922, to Charles G and Ruth E Waugh Hagan. She was raised in Southeast Kansas, graduated from LCCHS, taught in a one room school (Rosedale), and worked at a defense plant in Wichita before enlisting in the US Navy. She served our country as a WAVE, during most of WWII, as a payroll officer at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station. It was there that she met and married her husband of 45 years, James E Addock.

Mrs Addock held a Batchelors of Arts in business management, and was part owner/manager of Ferree Plastics in Lockport, New York, for nearly three decades, taking early retirement in 1981 to care for her ailing husband.

She is survived by a sister Berva M Hagan DeCow, of Parsons, Kansas; and two brothers, Bill D Hagan of St Charles, Missouri, and Daniel L Hagan of Tiffin, Ohio. Mrs Addock had no children, but took great delight in all of her many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews. Her life was deeply saddened by the untiely death of a nephew, David Hagan, in 1974, and a niece, Cynthia Hagan, in 1986.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, James E Addock, on October 23, 1989, her parents; and a brother, Lynn D Hagan.

Mrs Addock was a member of the American Legion. She was a cancer survivor from 1984, and gave generously to the American Cancer Society and St Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Memorials to these organizations are requested in lieu of flowers.

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Submitted: 8/8/13 • Approved: 10/9/18 • Last Updated: 10/11/18 • R3431-G3430-S3

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