Wilma Back, 86, of Sheboygan Falls, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Pine Haven Christian Home.

Wilma was born Sept. 29, 1927 in Sheboygan, a daughter of Harry and Jennie (Clarisse) Otte. She attended the Sheboygan Christian Grade School until the eighth grade.

She married Milton Back on June 15, 1949. She was a devoted wife and mother and helped Milton on the farm for many years. He preceded her in death Sept. 2, 1969.

Later in life, she worked at Greendale Nursing Home and also at Morningside Nursing Home in Sheboygan.

Wilma was a member of Gibbsville Reformed Church for her married life and most recently, was a member of First Reformed Church in Sheboygan Falls.

Wilma adored her six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, baking, listening to country music and visiting with family and friends. She was a very sweet and compassionate person who would do anything for anyone.

Wilma is survived by one daughter, Marjorie (Tim) Pittner of Sheboygan; one son, Michael (Anna) Back of Sheboygan Falls; six grandchildren, Adam (Sarah) Pittner, Luke Pittner, Jessi Pittner, Matt (Stephanie) Back, Amanda (Ben) Kuehmichel and Alicia (Jared) Mueller; and five great-grandchildren, Joe, Tate, Rylan, Aleah and Eliana. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Milton; one daughter, Karen; three sisters, Cornelia Dekker, Jeanette Vogt and Elsie VanHaveren; and one brother, William Otte.

A funeral service to celebrate Wilma’s life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls with the Rev. Brad Veenendaal officiating. Burial will be at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in the town of Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Wilma’s name.

For online condolences and additional information, please visit www.wenigfuneralhome.com.

The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home of Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is assisting Wilma’s family with arrangements.

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