Vera A. (Ronnebaum) Wulfekuhle (1925 - 2015)

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INDEPENDENCE – Vera A. Wulfekuhle, 90, of Independence, died Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.
Vera was born on April 5, 1925 in Council Bluffs, Iowa the daughter of Frank A. and Mary (Scherbring) Ronnebaum. She attended the Seneca Schools, and later moved with her family to the Edgewood, Iowa area where on February 6, 1945 she married Leonard B. Wulfekuhle in St. Mark's Catholic Church. The couple farmed for twenty years in the Greeley and Lamont, Iowa area prior to moving to Independence, Iowa in 1976. Vera was employed with the Rush Park Hotel for thirteen years and with Super Eight Hotel for Nine Years prior to her retirement.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years Leonard Wulfekuhle: three children: Jerry (Stacy) Wulfekuhle, Plantation, Fla., Don (Judy) Wulfekuhle, Independence, and Marcia Wulfekuhle, Waterloo; two grandchildren; Tanya (Jason) Jones, West Des Moines, and Jason (Julie) Wulfekuhle, Johnston; four great grandchildren: Carter, Claire, Claudia, and Jackson.
Vera was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers: Matt and Ernie Ronnebaum.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John's Catholic Church, Independence. Burial will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Independence. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence, where a parish vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Nov. 6 to Nov. 14, 2015