Sylvia Wilson

April 1, 1979 - January 18, 2019

Sylvia was tragically killed in a car accident on January 18, 2019. Sylvia was born April 1, 1979 in Hayward California to Michael L. Wilson and Deborah A. Rupp. She lived with her grandparents most of her life in Lodi California. Everyone who knew Sylvia knows the special, loving, caring person she was. She always had an infectious smile and became your friend instantly.  When Sylvia said she loved you and gave you a hug, you knew it was from the deepest part of her heart.She was always there when you needed her. There are no words to express the loss that she will leave in our family.Sylvia was famous for being very meticulous with her clothing to her cars. She enjoyed sports and excelled in all of them. Sylvia loved the outdoors and went camping when ever she could. She also had a special connection with children with the most recent teaching her special friend Maddy, age 9 how to skateboard. Sylvia adored her pets and especially her dog Qyn. Sylvia loved helping her grandfather in his welding/ fabrication shop. There is a picture of her at age 6 standing at a table on a bucket wearing her grandpa's welding hood. That was the beginning of her love for welding and chosen career. Growing up in the welding industry, Sylvia gained a great knowledge which helped in her career. She loved working at Valley Iron works in Lodi California, where she was a valued and appreciated employee.

Sylvia is survived by her loving paternal grandparents Norman and Vivian Wilson of Lodi California. Her father, Michael L. Wilson (Debbie), her mother, Deborah A. Rupp, Her Sister Roxanne Wilson. She will be truly missed by her aunts and uncles,  David S. Wilson (Leigh), Eric L. Wilson (Debby), Lila (Ruben) Teczon, and Ernie (Ada) Steinhauser. Cousins Erica M. Wilson, Ashlee A. Wilson, Matthew Teczon, Leesah (Dean) Marvin, Tammy Miggelosi, and Julie ( Joey) Lovel. She was preceded by her great grandparents Louis and Palma Steinhauser of Castro Valley California. She leaves behind many dear and special friends. She leaves behind her dog Qyn who is grieving at the loss of her beloved Sylvia.

The family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm, Monday, January 28, 2019 at Vineyard Chapel 14165 N. Beckman Rd. Lodi, California. Harney Lane at Highway 99 Lodi, California.


The visitation for Sylvia will be held on Monday January 28, 2019 from 10:00am to 8:00pm in the visitation rooms located in Vineyard Chapel located at 14165 N. Beckman Rd in Lodi, CA 95240.


A graveside service will be held on Tuesday January 29, 2019 at 1:00pm located at Cherokee Memorial Park at Hwy 99 and Harney Lane in Lodi, CA 95240.

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