Silver Alert issued for missing Marshfield woman after car found abandoned

MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 86-year-old woman after her vehicle was found abandoned in Price County.

Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Justice said Barbara Mary Wilson was last seen Thursday. She lives with her son, 63-year-old Dale Wilson, in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Dale may also be missing, according to a news release.

According to the alert, Barbara Wilson spoke on the phone with another family member within the last 72 hours.

Wilson is described as a white woman with hazel eyes and brown/gray hair. She is 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. It’s unknown what Wilson was last wearing. Authorities did not provide a description for Dale Wilson, but they did provide a photo.


According to the alert, Barbara Wilson may be confused if she’s found. Anyone with information about her location is asked to contact the Price County Sheriff’s Office at 715-339-3011.