Wilma McArdle, a longtime resident of McCloud, California, died at Redding Care Center on December 14, 2017 after a long illness.

Wilma was born on August 24, 1931 near Trenton, Missouri to James and Addie Mason. The family moved to McCloud in 1945.

Wilma graduated from McCloud High School and attended Heald Business College in Sacramento. She and her husband Mickey McArdle returned to McCloud in 1952 to start a family.

Wilma was proceeded in death by her parents; and a sister, Winona Hitchcock.

She is survived by a brother, Gene (and Thora) Mason of Sun City, Arizona; a son, Jim McArdle of McCloud; a daughter, Jeralee (and Cliff) Hanson of McCloud; grandsons: Mick Hanson (and Jennifer), and Mason Hanson of McCloud; and a great-grandson, Jordan Brammer of McCloud.

Wilma enjoyed community and church activities, as well as her bridge clubs. She loved spending time with friends and family. She will be greatly missed by many.

Services will be held on Saturday, January 20 at 11 a.m. at the McCloud Community Church.