Wilma L. Bosserman

Wilma L. Bosserman, 91, Altoona, formerly of Mechanicsburg, died Sunday at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness.

She was born in Harrisburg, daughter of the late John and Mary (Kauffman) Jones. She married Walter D. Bosserman Sr. on Feb. 6, 1943, and he was killed in action on April 8, 1944.

Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Becky Bosserman of Sinking Valley; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Walter D. Bosserman Jr., on Feb. 3, 2012; two sisters; a brother; and a very special friend, Van Stewart.

Wilma retired from PennDOT. She enjoyed cooking and traveling.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no public funeral service.

The family requests that donations be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.

Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.