She was born in Hillsdale, Michigan to Tom and Ida (Hammill) Cousino on March 5, 1935.
Ione married Charles Wymer on March 10, 1951 in Adrian, MI.
She was a long time member of MADD, Mothers against drunk driving.
She worked for Sunset Acres as a nurse’s aide for 15 years, and then worked for Thornapple Manor for 15½ years, retiring in June of 1995.
Ione loved family reunions, being with her grandchildren, cooking and watching the birds at her feeders. She also loved camping (because she could relax and not be in charge.) and traveling with her family. She was most proud that all her children are high school graduates.
Ione was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles; children; Susie Wymer, Donald Wymer, Richard Wymer; grandson, Andrew Wymer; brother, James Cousino ; sisters, Edna Morris and Elsie (RG) Hadley.
She is survived by her children; Nancy (Alvin) Morgan, Judy (John) Kula, Charles (Cheryl) Wymer, Ronald (Julie) Wymer, Howard Wymer, Roy (Terri) Wymer, Philip (Brenda) Wymer, Timothy (Melissa) Wymer, siblings; Philip (Mickey) Cousino, Lena (Wayne) Douglas, 32 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on January 27, 2018 at the Lauer Family Funeral Homes-Wren Chapel located at 1401 N. Broadway in Hastings, with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow in Dowling Cemetery.
Please share a memory with Ione’s family at www.lauerfh.com.