Wilma Mae Crabb YAKIMA - Wilma Mae Crabb , age 91, passed away on December 18, 2013 at her home in Yakima, Washington . She was born on December 22, 1921 to Clarence and Cleo (Weller) Tupling , in Wenatchee, Washington . Wilma was the oldest of six siblings. Wilma began 1st grade in Wapato , graduating from Wapato High School in 1940. She married Mark L. Williams shortly after graduation. They had two daughters, Barbara and Bonnie. Mark and Wilma's marriage ended in 1959. She married Walter G. Crabb in 1970, gaining two stepsons, Bill and Jim. Wilma's family was her greatest joy. She also enjoyed cooking, crocheting, history, and reading. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church . She retired from the banking industry when she married Walt . She loved camping with Walt and their family members, and spent many hours fishing for steelhead on the Columbia River , and picking berries in the mountains. Walt was a retired fire chief, and he and Wilma enjoyed attending the firemen's breakfasts for many years. Wilma is survived by one brother, John Tupling . She is also survived by her daughters, Barbara (Paul) Bouchey , and Bonnie (Dennis) Samson , and her stepsons, William (Sherry) Crabb , and James (Judy) Crabb ; her granddaughters Tami (Gene) Hayward , Tiffany (Bill) Buob , Shauna Samson , and Mardi (Tom) Vargo ; her grandsons Mark (Suzy) Rettig , Steven (Andi) Crabb , and Michael Crabb ; and great- grandchildren Joshua and Elisabeth Paradis , Jacob, Sam and Gracie Rettig , Glenn and Gregg Vargo , and Grayson and Catherine Ann Crabb ; and numerous nieces and nephews. Wilma is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sister Helen Smithwick , her brothers George, Frank and Ed Tupling , and one grandson, Matthew Rettig . The family would like to express their thanks to the wonderful staff and caregivers at Highgate Senior Living. Donations in Wilma's memory may be made to The Memorial Foundation , 2701 Tieton Drive , Yakima, WA 98902.
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