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Wilma McClain

January 31, 1932 ~ September 13, 2022 (age 90)


Wilma Jean (Laley) McClain (90) passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family at 11:26 AM Tuesday September 13, 2022.

Wilma was born on January 31, 1932, to Rudolph and Florence (Decker) Laley in Longview, IL. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Harry McClain, her parents, brothers Carl, Joseph, and twin brother Wilfred, sister Ruth Buck and son-in-law Timothy Lawhead. She is survived by her sisters, Eloise Kennedy and Elizabeth (Betty) Biggs. Also surviving her are her four children, Regina Lawhead, Tamara (Robert) Rundle, Devin McClain, and Laurie (Ernest) Trent and her grandchildren, Michael (Amanda) Lawhead, Marie (Todd) Christensen, Melissa (Eric) Barber, Christa Rundle-Donald, Shannon Price, Kelsey Rundle, Venus (Thomas) Walker, and Hollee Trent. She has ten great grandchildren, Emily and Ethan Lawhead, Taven and Faith Christensen, Julia and Madeleine Donald, Isaiah, Liam and Elijah Price, and Avery Montgomery as well as many nieces and nephews.

Wilma worked for the Bell Telephone Company prior to marrying Harry McClain on April 7, 1956, at which time she dedicated her life to her family, God and her church.  She was a phenomenal cook, seamstress and gardener.  She will be greatly missed.

Services and visitation will be held at St. Patrick’s Church, 708 W. Main Urbana, IL 61801 on Friday, September 23, 2022 with the visitation beginning at 8:30 AM followed immediately by the Mass beginning at 9:30 AM and will be officiated by Reverend Anthony Co. A luncheon will be held immediately following the Mass in the parish hall.

In remembrance of Wilma, please make donations to the American Heart Association and/or St. Patrick’s Church.


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September 23, 2022

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
St. Patrick s Catholic Church (Urbana)

Funeral Mass
September 23, 2022

9:30 AM
St. Patrick s Catholic Church (Urbana)


American Heart Association

St. Patrick's Catholic Church
708 West Main, Urbana IL 61801

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