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Wilma Anna Tillman

Died: Friday, January 11, 2013
Age: 91
Wilma Anna Tillman, 91, of Golden Years of Walworth, formerly of Chicago, beloved wife of the late Paul Tillman, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.

She was born Nov. 26, 1921, in Chicago, daughter of the late Edward J. and Agnes Steinbrecher.

For many years, Wilma and her husband Paul were the owners of Steinbrecher’s Florsheim Shoe Store located at Six Corners in Chicago. For the majority of their retirement years they resided in Mesa, Ariz.

Wilma is survived by her niece, Idelle Dunn; and nephews, Keith and Scott Leitner.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Louis Steinbrecher; and dear sisters, Lillian Dietrich and Vera A. Leitner.

There will be a private service to celebrate the life of Wilma shared by the family at Golden Years of Walworth at a time to be determined. Memorials may be directed to the Billy Graham Foundation, Minneapolis. Cremation was accorded to the wishes of the family. Interment at Forest Home Cemetery in Chicago. The Steinke Funeral Home, Lake Geneva, assisted the family with arrangements.

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