October 15, 1928 - May 16, 2012
Twyla Peg Wilson was born October 15, 1928, in Wauneta, Kansas, and passed peacefully at home May 16, 2012, with her beloved family by her side.
She grew up on a farm in Sedan, Kansas, and went to a small country school with her seven brothers and sisters.
Peg married Robert (Bob) Wilson, October 18, 1947, in Albany, Oregon. They spent their early years in Vaughn, Oregon, and Salem, Oregon, then moved to Bend in 1965, and started Wilson Curb Construction. Peg worked as the bookkeeper for their business until 1985 when Bob retired, and they began to travel in their motorhome.
Peg and Bob were married 52 years until his death in February, 2000.
Peg was a member of the First United Methodist Church for many years. She was an active volunteer for the church, Health Ministries, Harmony House and Grandma's House.
Peg loved to sew and make crafts. One of her favorite times was Christmas and she so enjoyed making beautiful vintage Santas for her family and friends.
Peg's home was always open for her family with warm meals and loving heart.
She loved camping, fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and walking "The Butte". She walked up and down Pilot Butte 2100 miles.
Peg is survived by her sons, Gary (Gail), Jim (Lori), five grandchildren and their spouses and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, three sisters and two brothers.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to a memorial fund at First United Methodist Church to be used toward her favorite charities, or to Hospice/Partners In Care.
Memorial Services will be held Sat., May 26, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond, Bend.
Please visit the online registry for the family at www.niswonger-reynolds.com