Henrietta Jane Wilber 1919-2002


Henrietta Jane Wilber


Former Craig resident Henrietta Jane Wilber died Jan. 5, 2002, in Ogallala, Neb. She was 82.

Wilber was born in Craig on Nov. 2, 1919 to Edwin and Effie (McDonald) Haughey. She spent her childhood and attended school in Craig.

In 1938 in Vernal, Utah, she married Donald T. Holliman. The couple moved to St. Francis, Kan., in 1939.

Holliman died in 1968 and Wilber went on to marry William Wilber in 1972. He died in 1991.

Wilber was a member of the First Christian Church Garden Club, where she enjoyed her primary hobby of flowers.

Wilber is survived by her son, Donald Holliman, of Bevel City, Kan.; daughter, Ophelea Askce of Ogallala, Neb.; nieces, Janice Nicoletto, Bonnie Villard of Craig and Jaque Farnsworth of Grand Junction, Colo.; nephews, Lyman, Albert and Kevin Villard and Chuck White of Iraan, Texas; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held Jan. 9, 2002 in St. Frances, Kan.

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