SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) - Wilda Mae Butcher, age 90 of Salem, died at 3:02 a.m. Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Salem Regional Medical Center.
She was born March 19, 1928 in Salineville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles and Naomi (Gross) Wheatley.
Wilda was a self-employed hairdresser.
She was a wife and mother of four, grandmother of seven, great-grandma of one. Wilda was hard working, courageous, a fantastic cook and had an amazing sense of humor.
Her husband, David M. Butcher whom she married September 20, 1968 preceded her July 20, 2009.
Survivors include two sons, Robert (Diana) Cronin of Lisbon and David Butcher II of Salem; two daughters, Judi Atkinson of Salem and Sandi Haas of Beloit; two brothers, Alvin Wheatley and William Wheatley, both of Salem; grandchildren, Daniel Cronin, Ashley Smith, David Butcher III, Lauren (Charlie) Cano, Hannah Atkinson and Shae Haas and one great-grandchild, Charlotte Cronin.
Besides her parents, a sister, Margie; two brothers, Charles and Ronald and a grandson, Damian Maloy also preceded her in death.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Mary Jo. Bruinooge officiating.
A television tribute will air Friday, December 7 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.