BERTHA LOHMEIER, 98 DAVIS - Bertha Lohmeier, 98, formerly of Davis, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013, at Woods Crossing at Woods Point, Brodhead, WI. Born November 27, 1914, in Humbird, WI; she was the daughter of Jacob and Barbara (Greub) Kneubuehl. She and Milton J.W. Lohmeier were united in marriage on December 25, 1935; he preceded her in death on February 11, 1977. Bertha and her husband farmed in the Davis area until 1960, before moving to town and going to work at Micro Switch in Freeport for many years. She was a member of the St. Paul Church of Epleyanna, The Sunshine Club and Willing Workers. Surviving are four daughters, Barbara Olsen of Davis, Janet (Kenneth) Kloster of Durand, Shirla (Donald) Buehler of Janesville, WI, Debra (William) Sanford of Naperville; twelve grandchildren, Thomas (Jana) Olsen, Curtis (Kelley) Olsen, Jeffrey (Brenda) Olsen, Lori (Jeffrey) Stearns, Melodie (William) Holt, Michael Kloster, Jill Miller, Jason (Annette) Buehler, Jennifer (Jason) Roberts, Janelle (Scott) Staedter, Kyle Sanford, Karissa (Michael) Klos; twenty great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; one sister, Louise Rutter; two brothers, Jacob and Arnold Kneubuel; son-in-law, Richard Olsen; granddaughter, Angelica Sanford; and granddaughter-in-law, Kristen Kloster. Visitation will be 3 until 7 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, Dakota, and Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Church of Epleyanna, with Rev. Dick Thompson officiating. Burial will be at the Church Cemetery. A memorial has been established in her name. Bertha's family invites friends to leave a condolence or light a candle in her honor at www.daughenbaughfh.com.
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Dakota, IL 61018
Published in The Journal-Standard from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2013