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Sarah E. Wilde

June 8, 1949 — May 2, 2024

Columbia, IL

Sarah E. Wilde, nee Stoddard, 74, of Columbia, IL, died May 2, 2024, in St. Louis, MO. She was born June 8, 1949, in Oak Park, IL.


She is survived by her children Heather Helfer and David (Abigail) Wilde; grandchildren Jolson and Austin Helfer; Isaac and Ada Wilde; brother John (Cathy Patrick) Stoddard; sister-in-law  Mary Ann Koch; nieces; nephews; and cousins.


She was preceded in death by her husband Carlyle Wilde and brother-in-law Arthur Koch.


Sarah was a member of St. Paul UCC in Columbia, IL and was active in the choir. She enjoyed reading historical fiction and watching song birds.


As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 

St. Paul UCC - Columbia, IL

or Crohn's and Colitis Foundation


Visitation:

    4 PM to 7 PM Friday, May 10, 2024 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL


Funeral:

    10 AM Saturday, May 11, 2024 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Columbia, IL

         Pastor Jonathan Bangera officiating

    Interment at New Hanover Cemetery of Zoar in New Hanover, IL

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Visitation

Friday, May 10, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, May 11, 2024

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St. Paul United Church of Christ (Columbia)

127 St Paul St, Columbia, IL 62236

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