Born January 29, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan daughter of the late Fred and Sarah (West) Parham passed away peacefully under Hospice care surrounded by her loving family on April 14, 2012.
Survivors include her 4 children, Bruce Joss, John (Jan) Joss, Jr., Janet (James) Taylor, and Mary (Douglas) Young; 11 grandchildren, Shoshanna (Michael) Valliere, Sarah Joss, Andrew Joss, Heather Joss, Laura (Adam) Lueck, Jonathan (Mary) Taylor, Jessica (Timothy) Blanch, Jenna-Leigh Taylor, Jeanette Taylor, Kimberly (Kristofor) Colpean, and Kelley Young; 3 great-grandchildren, Camden Blanch, Pierce Valliere, and Callum Taylor along with her loving church family and many dear friends.
Wilda was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Joss, Sr. in 2002. She was a longtime active member of Church of Christ Scientist in East Lansing where she enjoyed teaching Sunday School and volunteering in the Reading Room. Wilda was an active donor to many many charities and causes and had worked for many years as a secretary at several retail stores.
A private family memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Church of Christ Scientist in East Lansing or to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan.