Ila Joyce (Sheckler) Wagner, 85, of Brimfield, died on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by her family.
Ila was born on July 13, 1934, in Hanna City to Everett Sheckler and Mary (Swadinsky) Sheckler. She married her husband of 58 years, George Henry Wagner, on January 4, 1953. He preceded her in death on June 21, 2011. Also preceding her in death was one daughter, Denise Rae Greene on July 5, 1983, along with eight brothers; Kenneth, Fred, John F., Robert, Herman, Earl, James, and Larry; and two sisters, Ethel Ivey and Carole Sheckler.
Surviving are four sons, Bruce (Wanda), Keith (Diana), George Edward, and James (Kelley); two daughters, Brenda (Garry) Graham and Jana Keyes (Tony Nieukirk); 16 grandchildren: and 22 great-grandchildren.
Ila was a longtime member and former Trustee of the Union Church in Brimfield. She was very active in the church and greatly enjoyed her friends and followers of Christ.
She loved her family and friends deeply, and her humor and laughter will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
The family wishes to extend a very special thank you to her friend and caregiver Linda, along with Dr. Barry Miller and her hospice team Camilla, Angie, and Vicky.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later date at the Brimfield Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Church at 105 W. Clay St., P.O. Box 337, Brimfield, IL 61517.
Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements. To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com.
So sorry to read about your loss. I remember Ila very fondly Chuck Egley in Arizona
SO SORRY WE LOST ILA. HAD SOME GREAT MEMORIES FROM SO MANY YEARS AGO.
I AM BACK IN PEORIA NOW. SPENDING TIME WITH CHERI. THANKFULLY KAREN LET US KNOW ABOUT THIS UNFORTUNATE PASSING. BLESSINGS TO ALL MY COUSINS.
Great lady that ILA Wagner. She was always happy and never knew a stranger. She’ll be missed by everyone who knew her. We extend our sympathy to the Wagner family. May God bring you peace through this difficult time.
What a special lady...how very sad.
Love to my cousins,
My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May you take comfort in knowing that your dear one has the ability to be in Gods book of remembrance. Malachi 3:16
To my Cousins, may beautiful memories of a beautiful person sustain you during this time of sadness and sorrow.
Rest in Peace Aunt Ila I'll miss your happiness and laugh.
Bob and Karen Denhart
I am very to hear of her loss. I met here at the Union Church in the past.
Very nice and sweet Lady, is missed already.
Love you sweet lady.
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