Delores Jean Wrightsman
Delores Jean Wrightsman
  • October 6, 1928 - March 2, 2017
  • Dennison, Illinois

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Delores Jean Wrightsman, 88, of Bloomington died Thursday, March 2, 2017 in her daughter's home. She was born October 6, 1928 in West Terre Haute to Ralph August Robinson and Mary Jane McCullough Robinson. She was retired as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Bloomington Hospital.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna (Jim) Minnich of Marshall, IL and Carol (Tim) Stepp of Dennison, IL; two step daughters, Jane Mason of Texas and Janet (Zeb) Rush of Bloomfield, IN; three sisters, Arlene (Dick) Clark of Marshall, IL, Judy (Steve) Geheb of Lafayette, IN and Rita (Dave) Hipps of Sweetwater, TN; 17 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 45 years, Clifford A. Wrightsman; a son, Laurel Medley; a brother, Alfred Robinson; two sisters, Wanda Beck and Doyne Fuller; a step daughter, Mary Lou South; a step granddaughter, Jeannie Rush; and a great great grandson, Maverick.

Memberships include the Free Methodist Church in Bloomington and the Town and Country Home Extension; Jean had also attended the Dunlap Methodist Church in Dennison. She along with husband Cliff and often other family members spent every summer for 40 plus years in the Smoky Mountains at Dark Island Campground in Townsend, TN.

Funeral Services are scheduled for Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Green & Harrell Chapel, 700 W. Gourley Pike in Bloomington with Pastor Mel Nead officiating, entombment will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens. There will be a gathering of family and friends on Tuesday from 4:00 - 8:00 PM also in the funeral home.