Wilma Faye Breece

March 11, 1931 ‒ August 05, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Wilma Faye Breece, age 89, of Delaware passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Arbors of Delaware while in the hearts of her loving family due to the pandemic. At her passing, she was surrounded by the dedicated Arbor care providers, for which her family is most grateful.

She was born on March 11, 1931 in Norton, Ohio to the late Howard P. and Edna H. (Weiser) Rowland.

Wilma retired from Ranco Manufacturing where she had worked for 27 years as an assembler.

She was a former member of the Delaware Eagles and enjoyed a passion for reading, singing and watching old movies. Kind and caring, she will be remembered for her love of family, especially her treasured grandchildren. She also enjoyed and loved life and people.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Michael (Linda) Breece; daughters, Debbie (Michael) Schuette, Connie (Robert) Murphy, and Sherry Krouse; 12 grandchildren, Lori Dick, Richard Breece, James Glassburn, Tammy O’Donnell, Steven Breece, Kimberly Breece, Jason Krouse, J.D. Murphy, Brandy Krouse, Kelley Breece, Ben Schuette, and Rebecca Schuette and numerous great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Wilma was preceded in death by her son Steven Breece, granddaughter Ginger Breece, her brothers Charles and George Rowland and her sisters Kathryn Rowland, Helen Hendrix, Mary Beard, Gladys Macbeth, Winifred “Winnie” Shackelford, and Phyllis Parks.

The family will receive friends on Monday, August 10, 2020 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive at W. William Street, Delaware, where services celebrating Wilma’s life will follow at 2:00 pm. Pastor Donnie Akers will officiate. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendees are required to wear masks and recognize social distancing.

To share a fond memory of Wilma or to offer a condolence to her family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • To the Breece Family,
    Mom and I are so sorry about the loss of your mother, (grandmother). Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We are unable to attend the funeral. Mom is not well and I’ll be at work. We love you.
    Charlie & Lee Anna (Breece) Dickason
    Norma Breece