She was born Feb. 28, 1914 in Hillside, S. Dakota, to William and Rosa (Kiedje) Prien. She grew up and attended school in Mitchell, S. Dakota, where she also married Herman Wilhelms in 1934.
Her interest included gardening and sewing.
Survivors include her daughters, Pearl Wilhelms of Prineville and Phyllis Spence of Crooked River Ranch; brothers, Otto Prien and Ruby Prien; grandchildren, Kathy and Jason Smith of Redmond and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Prineville Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Mon. Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. at the Heritage Chapel of Prineville Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Juniper Haven Cemetery.