Obituary: Procter, Wilda L.
Wilda L. Proctor passed away March 30, 2012 in Newport, WA. She was born June 14, 1918 to William and Alice (Hastings) Betz in Cheney, Washington.
Wilda graduated from Newport High School in 1936. On October 17, 1936 she married Chester Proctor. They were married for 66 years. Chester preceded her in death in September of 2003. Their entire time was spent on the ranch near Furport. Wilda was a member of the Newport Toastmistresses, Pend Oreille County Democrats, Furport Election Board, Furport Knitting Group and the Pinochle Group plus others throughout the years.
Wilda is survived by daughters Patsy Neal of Glendale CA, Marguerite Schmidt of Newport, and Mary Alice Brittin of Wauconda WA. She is also survived by a sister; Peggy Justice of Chewelah and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Wilda was preceded in death by Chester in 2003, a son; Robert Proctor in April of 1992, and three brothers; Jim, Keith, and Tom Betz.
A graveside service will be held on Friday April 6, 2012 at11AM at the Newport Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donation can be made to the Newport Cemetery P.O. Box 5015 Newport, WA 99156.
SHERMAN-KNAPP FUNERAL HOME in NEWPORT is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at sherman-knapp.com