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Mavis J. Todd, 89, of Rockford, passed away March 18, 2017. She was born June 19, 1927, in Rhinelander, WI, the daughter of Andrew and Crystal (Morris) Wilson. She graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1945 and attended the University of Wisconsin, Superior, earning a Bachelor Degree. Mavis worked for several years as an elementary school teacher and also as a secretary at Guilford High School. She married James Todd on Jan. 2, 1976; he predeceased her. She was a member of Court Street United Methodist Church where she was in the Deborah Circle and was a Super Senior.

Survivors include her step-children, Lyn (Gary) Meyer and Gary (Gail) Todd; grandchildren, Kellie (Jeff) Gibbons, Travis (Kristin), Jeremy, and Scott (Melody) Todd, and Andrew Meyer; great-granddaughters, Kayla, Megan, Holland, Marley, and Savannah; brother Dean (Jan) Wilson; many nieces and nephews; and very special friend, Sue Thompson. Predeceased by her sister, Vaunette Wilson; and brother-in-law, Harold Wilson.

Memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Court Street United Methodist Church, 215 N. Court St., with Rev. Calvin Culpepper officiating. Private burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established.

Condolences & Shared Memories (5)

  1. Dean

    Hi Mamie. Sorry I didn't get to see you before God called you. Save a place for me. I love you.

  2. Andy and Sherry Howell

    Auntie Mamie was such a kind and thoughtful person. She remembered our birthdays and our anniversary every year. We really enjoyed those special times when we got to see her here in Arizona at Hap and Vaunette's home. Andy had a special place in his heart for his Auntie Mamie. Missy and I were lucky enough to be included in her exclusive circle. We will miss her. Rest in peace sweet Mamie. Love, Andy, Sherry and Missy

  3. Carla Barrett

    I'll miss my Auntie Mamie who always remembered my birthday and was such a kind person. RIP.

  4. Ellen Goss

    Auntie Mamie was my grandma Vaunette's sister. She always remembered her great niece's birthday and was a very caring and beautiful soul. I imagine her and my grandparents are having a grand ole reunion. Love you Auntie Mamie. RIP.

  5. Dean & Jan Wilson

    We will miss Dean's sister. She was a very kind soul.


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