Wilma S (Leak) TwombleyMarch 12, 1921 ~ July 12, 2017 (age 96)
Wilma S. Twombley, 96, of Newton died on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Skiff Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 17, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials to Wilma’s family may be left at the funeral home.
Wilma, the daughter of Calvin and Lettie Leak, was born on March 12, 1921 in Thayer, Iowa. She grew up in the Thayer and Lorimor areas and later moved to Newton, Iowa. On December 18, 1943, Wilma was united in marriage with Kenneth Twombley at the Little Brown Church in Nassua, Iowa. They made their home farming in the Newton area. Wilma was a homemaker and farmer’s wife. She enjoyed gardening.
Those left to honor Wilma’s memory are her sons, Gary (Wanda) Twombley of Newton, James (Peggy) Twombley of Melbourne, and Glen (Nancy) Twombley of Spencer; grandchildren, Troy Twombley, Matthew Twombley, Jamie Twombley, Keith Twombley, Jessica Twombley, and Justin (Alicia) Mitchell; and her ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth in 2009; a daughter, Diane; and five sisters, Faith, Betty, Delores, Fanora, and Donna.