Wilma was born in Seward, Nebraska in 1918 where she married and eventually moved to California, where she worked as a medical records manager at Beverly Manor Hospital for 25 years. Once retired, she enjoyed knitting, gardening, cooking, spending time with her grandchildren and taking trips with the family.
She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Bergman of Lake Forest; brother, Allan Gassman of Nebraska; sister Patricia MacDonald of Nebraska; and sister, Elaine Rosario of Washington; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends and neighbors. She was a religious woman and active member of Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove.
She was a generous and devoted mother, attentive and loving grandmother, intelligent, strong and kind woman, loyal friend and neighbor. She will be greatly missed.