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Wilma Housler

November 24, 1937 — January 29, 2022


November 24, 1937  ~  January 29, 2022


Wilma Jean (Colburn) Housler age 84 of Broken Bow passed away January 29, 2022, at Brookestone View Care Facility in Broken Bow, Nebraska. The daughter of Raymond and Anna (Rodgers) Colburn. Wilma was born in Bradford, PA, November 24, 1937. She formerly lived in Jamestown, NY most of her life. In 1959 she married Howard Housler in Jamestown, NY.

She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, music, singing, bingo, and dancing.

Surviving is her half-sister Phelyna Ewing of Florida, children Paul (Lisa) Housler of Omaha, Donna Cahill of Broken Bow, and Christina (Jeannie) Whitmore of Glenwood, IA. All were born and raised in Jamestown, NY; grandchildren Jennifer Lindner, Jeffrey (Courtney) Housler, Anthony Muro, Jami (Justin) Mattox, Forest James (Gwyn) Whitmore, and Paul E Whitmore, and eight great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Anna Colburn, husband Howard Housler, and brother Jack Colburn

Cremation was chosen by the family. She will be taken home to New York. Family wishes to thank Brookestone View for all their care and hard work over the years that they have provided for their mother. Govier Brothers Mortuary is assisting the family. An online guest book may be signed at

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