Winifred Carol Wyman
SNOWMASS, Colorado— Winifred Carol Wyman, 81, formerly of Rockford, IL, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2013, in the home of her son, John Howard Wyman. She was born to Walter and Winifred Tunnison, December 26, 1931, in West Frankfort, IL. Winifred married Powell Wyman in Rockford, IL . She was a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Winifred spent most of her life in Rockford, IL and spent the latter five years of her life in Snowmass, Colorado where she resided with her son, John Howard Wyman. While in Snowmass, she attended the Senior Center, Aspen Chapel, toured Aspen and Carbondale visiting galleries and eateries. She also created paintings, spent quality time with her family, and made many special friends, throughout the valley. While residing in Rockford, IL, she spent much of her time with the Daughters of the Nile, and utilized her artistic abilities volunteering and working with the arts including but not limited to the New American Theater (NAT), the Coronado Theater, and the Rockford Mendelssohn Club. Carol was an accomplished ceramic artist having her own studio, created beautiful stained glass, and in her latter five years engaged in paintings that have been compared to that of Miro’, Basquiat, Picasso, and Van Gogh. Winifred recently had and was able to attend her Art Opening at the Wyly Community Art Center in Basalt, Colorado where over 300 attended. Winifred has touched many through her personal encounters, gifts, and talents. Although Winifred has passed, her spirit is alive and will continue to touch others’ through the legacy of her life story and her works of art. Survived by daughter, Beth Ann Allsbaugh; sons, David Wyman, William Wyman, and John Howard
Wyman; her sisters, Marilyn Cook and Phyllis Campbell; ten grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her son Mark Allen Wyman; her late husband Powell Wyman; her parents Walter and Winifred Tunnison; and her step-father Phillip C. Hughes. Reverend Gregg Anderson will be presiding A Memorial Celebration of Life on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 11:30 to 1:30 at the Wyly Community Art Center in Basalt Colorado. In lieu of flowers a donation toward the deferment of funeral costs would be appreciated. Donations can be made to the John Howard Wyman account at any Community Bank locations in the valley.
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