Martha Clara Mueller Wackher, nee Uthe, 89, Marthasville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Cedarcrest Manor, Washington.|
Martha, daughter of the late J. Heinrich Friedrich Uthe and wife Emma M., nee Vorderbruegge, was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Pershing. She was united in marriage to Wilfred Mueller March 24, 1945, in her parents' home in Pershing. Wilfred preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1968. Martha married Kenneth L. Wackher July 7, 1973, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Marthasville. Kenneth preceded her in death on March 27, 1993.
Martha and Wilfred co-owned Marthasville Feed and Supply Store in Marthasville for 19 years. She was very involved at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Marthasville, with quilting, choir and the women's guild.
Martha was preceded in death by her husbands, Wilfred Mueller and Kenneth L. Wackher; parents, J. Heinrich Friedrich and Emma M. Uthe; three brothers; one sister; and two stepdaughters.
She is survived by one son, Allen Mueller and wife Celeste, Marthasville; one stepdaughter, Cheryl Wackher; three grandchildren, Aaron Mueller, Julia McDonald and David Norris.
Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Martin Funeral Home, Marthas-ville. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Marthasville. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be given to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, in care of Martin Funeral Home, 510 E. Main St., Warrenton, MO 63383.
The Wackher family was served by Martin Funeral Home, Marthasville.
Published in The Missourian on Aug. 10, 2013