Vera B. Wehrle(1927 - 2012)

Vera B. Wehrle, 85, Hermann, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Hermann Area District Hospital.

Mrs. Wehrle was born in Berger June 3, 1927, the daughter of the late Ferdinand Gatzemeyer and wife Rose, nee Parks.

She was the widow of Wilfred Alois Wehrle. They were married May 17, 1947, at St. Paul Church, Berger. Wilfred preceded her in death Aug. 26, 2003.

Mrs. Wehrle is survived by five sons, Alfred Wehrle and wife Alice, New Haven, Howard Wehrle and wife Katy, Hermann, Steve Wehrle and wife Janet, Rhineland, Gerard Wehrle and wife Sue, Defiance, and Mike Wehrle and wife Diane, Jefferson City; three daughters, Elaine Findlay and husband Gary, Jane Kolbe and husband Dave and Debbie Brethorst and husband Glenn, all of Hermann; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Wehrle, New Haven, and Theresa LaBoube, Hermann; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and two sisters, Gladys Faes and Dorothy Horstmann.

Mrs. Wehrle was a member of St. George Church, Hermann, where she was a member of the Ladies Sodality. She was an assembly line worker for Handi-Pak.

Visitation was held Friday, Dec. 21, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann.

Funeral services were held at St. George Church, Hermann, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, with Father Bill Debo officiating.

Burial followed at St. George Cemetery, Hermann.

Memorials may be given to St. George Church or St. George School, in care of Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann.

The family was served by Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann.

Published in The Missourian on Dec. 26, 2012