Lila May Willman, 84, of Dubuque, formally of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at the Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque. She was born November 8, 1936, in Wood Center, the daughter of Edward and Ivanelle (Hansel) Willman. Lila went to grade school in a country school in Wood Center. She graduated from Edgewood High School in 1955 and attended Dubuque College.
Lila worked at Dubuque Packing Company until her retirement. She resided in Edgewood and later years in Dubuque. Lila loved to cook, taking weekend trips and socializing with her longtime partner, Jerry Imbus, and her many friends. She loved her family and cherished time spent with her grandchildren. Lila was a loving and caring person to her family and to all those who knew her. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her son, Kevin (Joyce) Willman of Worthington; her daughter, Karen Willman of Chicago, Illinois; her two grandchildren, Tim and Jessica Willman; and her sister Jean (Tom) Bausch of Marion.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her longtime partner, Jerry Imbus.
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