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 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; grandchildren, Kathy Redmond of Texas, and Jason Smith of Texas, and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Mon. Dec. 10 at the Heritage Chapel of Prineville Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Juniper Haven Cemetery.