Wilma Gaynelle (Watson) Hodapp, 86, passed away early Sunday morning, Sept. 4, 2005 in Morrisville, Vt.
Born Sept. 28, 1918 in Tulip, she was the daughter of Nellie (Branstetter) and Charles Watson. On March 18, 1943, she married Robert A. Hodapp. He passed away in October 2000.
She graduated from Worthington High School in 1936. She was employed with Eli Lilly in the 1940s, then she and Bob moved to Florida in the 1950s, where Bob worked in real estate. Upon Bob's death, she moved to Vermont to be near her only niece.
Survivors include a sister Louise Newsom and brother-in-law Jack Newsom, a niece Maryanne Newsom-Brighton and her husband Ken Brighton, and a great-nephew Casey Brighton, all of Hyde Park, Vt.
Graveside service will be at Washington Park Cemetery East, 10800 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, on Thursday at 3 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Copley Manor Activities Fund, Copley Manor, 557 Washington Highway, Morrisville, Vt. 05661.
Arrangements have been under the direction of White-Fiess Funeral Home in Morrisville, Vt.