Claudine S. Wilson, 95, of St. Joseph, Missouri, formerly of Corning, Iowa passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, at her home. Memorial services will be 3:00PM, Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Parkway Christian Fellowship Church, 3001 Pickett Road, St. Joseph, Missouri. Per Claudine’s wishes no services will be held in Corning. She will be laid to rest in the Carl Cemetery, rural Adams County, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the United Way of Greater St. Joseph, 118 S 5th Street, St. Joseph, Missouri, 64501. On-line condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Claudine Sylvia Wilson born on a farm in Adams County, Iowa on July 30, 1922, the daughter of Ed and Theresa Sylvia (Fickel) Slezak. She lived on the farm until her marriage to Carl J. Wilson on February 16, 1944. After her marriage she lived a few years in Long Beach, California before residing in St. Joseph.
She attended school in Adams County, Iowa, later graduating from Casters Beauty Academy in St. Joseph, Missouri. She owned and operated Claudine’s Beauty Salon for over 25 years, retiring in 1984. Claudine was a member of the Marvin McMurry Methodist Church in St. Joseph.
Claudine was preceded in death by her husband, Carl J. in 1990; her parents Ed and Theresa Slezak; brother, Eldon in infancy; sister, Maxine Lowther; brothers-in-law: Raymond Wilson and Eldon Lowther.
Left to cherish Claudine’s memory are her cousins and many friends.