Amber Elsie Wilson, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007 at Neosho Memorial Hospital. She was born in Freeburg, Illinois on Aug. 27, 1922, the daughter of Ernest and Ella Ebel Bauer Kriegeskotte. She married Loren Wilson on NOv. 13, 1945 in Carthage, Mo. Together they owned and operated Wilson Service in Blue Mound. Amber was a member of the Blue Mound Federated Church and Missionary Society, the Legion Auxiliary, Lend-A-Hand Club, HDU, Library Club and the Lions Club. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Pitts and Shirley Schaefer and one brother Elmer Kriegeskotte.
She is survived by her husband Loren Wilson, one son Loren Wilson, Jr., one daughter Sue O'Flannagan, two brothers, Ernest Kriegeskotte, Jr., and Michael Bauer, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Federated Church in Blue Mound. Burial took place in the Mapleton Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Chanute Health Care in care of Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home. Condolences may be left online at www.coffelschneider.com.