Sapulpa, Creek Co. OK
Louise Wilkonson, 93, of Sapulpa died at her home Monday, Sep 11,
Funeral services will be at 11 am Wednesday in First Presbyterian
Church's Memorial Chapel, with Dr. John Nelsen officiating. Entombment
will be in Green Hill
Ms Wilkonson was born Sep 6, 1902 in Haileyville, Indian Territory.
She moved to Sapulpa in 1909 with her family.
She attended school in Sapulpa and later graduated from the
University of Oklahoma, where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta
Sorority. She later earned a masters degree in hospital management and
served as chief dietitian at Morningside Hospital, now Hillcrest
Hospital, as well as Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO and hospitals in
Baytown, Texas and Columbus, Ohio. She was an administrator at Michaels
Reese Hospital in Chicago.
After her retirement, Ms Wilkonson returned to Sapulpa.
She was a member of Sapulpa's First Presbyterian Church and the
Martha Ruth Circle.
She was preceded in death by four sisters and a brother.
Survivors include two brothers, Ed Wilkonson of Sapulpa and Lester
Wilkonson of Wichita, KS; her long-time care giver Cleoria McIntosh
Davis; and a number of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and
Memorials can be made to First Presbyterian Church or to favorite
[NOTE: see Esther Wilkonson and Myrtle
Services for Louise Wilkonson were held today in the First Presbyterian
Memorial chapel with Dr. John Nelson officiating. Burial followed in
the Green Hills Mausoleum. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.