The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
  • Fern Wohlbold, 92, of Wellsville dies

  • Obituary published Sept. 21, 2012 in The Mexico Ledger
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  • Catherine "Fern" Wohlbold, 92, of Wellsville, passed away at 6:35 P.M., Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Golden Living Center/Gamma Road Lodge in Wellsville.
    Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 P.M., Saturday, September 22nd at the Myers Funeral Home in Wellsville.
    Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, September 23rd at the Martinsburg Community Church. Rev. John Blass will officiate. Serving as organist will be Lisa Brandt.
    Burial will be in the Wellsville Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be her nephews, John Hand, Paul Hand, Dale Rose, Kenneth Rose, Vernon Rose and Wayne Rose. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Bonacker, Glen Drew and Terry Watson.
    Mrs. Wohlbold was born April 15, 1920, in House Springs, Missouri, a daughter of Joseph and Anna Louise Schad Schroeder.
    On February 27, 1946, in High Ridge, Missouri, she married Charles Henry Wohlbold, Sr. He preceded her in death on February 22, 1993. Fern and Charles had lived in Wellsville since April 1, 1960 and in Cedar Hills prior to that.
    She had worked as a nurses aid at Audrain Medical Center for over 10 years.
    Fern was a member of the Martinsburg Community Church. She was also a member of OATS and had served as contact person and committee member.
    She enjoyed sewing, quilting and gardening. More than anything, Fern enjoyed seeing and spending time with her family.
    Fern is survived by her daughter, Catherine Louise Wohlbold, of Columbia; son, Charles Henry Wohlbold, Jr. and his wife, Gloria, of Wellsville; grandson, Jamie Scott Wohlbold, of Wellsville; great-grandchildren, Lance Christopher Wohlbold and Madelyn Jean Wohlbold, both of Wellsville; two special boys, Tyler and Brandon Slayden, of Montgomery City; sister, Hazel Rose, of High Ridge; in addition to several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Anna Schroeder; husband, Charles Henry Wohlbold, Sr.; grandson, Christopher Michael Wohlbold; sister, Clara Edna Hand and brothers, Hubert Henry Schroeder and Joseph George Schroeder.
    Memorials are suggested to Martinsburg Community Church or the Wellsville Cemetery c/o Myers Funeral Home, 203 East Bates Street, Wellsville, Missouri 63384.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.myersfuneralhome.biz.
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