Robert Edmund Wilmott


(Apr. 19, 2006)

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 24 at 10 a.m. at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church in Powell for Robert Edmund Wilmott, 103, who died Tuesday, April 18 at the Powell Valley Care Center.

Father Pete Johnson will officiate.

He was born Feb. 18, 1903, in Devils Lake, N.D., to Robert J. and Rosella Seward Wilmott. He was born and raised on a farm in North Dakota. He married Evelyn Vanderlin at Devils Lake on Nov. 27, 1929.

He worked for Fairmont Creamery and was later transferred to Alliance, Nebr. He worked for the Alliance School System for many years until his retirement. He and his wife moved to Powell in June of 1991 to the Rocky Mountain Manor. Upon the death of his wife in October of 1993, he moved into the Powell Valley Care Center.

Survivors include three daughters, Beverly Schuetz of Powell; Marjorie Schuetz of Garden Grove, Calif., and Kathleen (Jerry) Lynass of Honolulu, Hawaii; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn; three brothers; four sisters; one grandson; one granddaughter; and a son-in-law, Bob Schuetz.

Memorial donations are requested to the Powell Valley Care Center or a charity of choice.

Thompson Funeral Home of Powell is in charge of arrangements.