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Wilma Louise (Sanders) Hathaway

September 14, 1926 ~ May 30, 2018 (age 91)

Wilma Louise Hathaway, 91, of Princeton, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Gibson General Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility in Princeton. She was born September 14, 1926 in Gibson County, IN to Edward and Emma (Roberts) Sanders. She was a Rosie the Riveter during the war, working at the airplane factory in Evansville. She also worked at the Holiday Manor Nursing Home for a few years. Wilma was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by her son, Ed Hathaway of Princeton; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Ruby Walburn of Princeton and Frances Parker of Patoka; many nieces and nephews; and countless more who called her grandma.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Paul Hathaway Jr; son, Mike Hathaway; daughter, Connie Cross; and 3 brothers and 1 sister.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2018 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, IN, officiated by Rev. Ralph Clark. Burial will follow in the Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Colvin Funeral Home.

You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle for Wilma at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Homes are family owned and operated since 1908.

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