Leona Gehle, 86, of Kinmundy, died at 11:30 p.m. on Monday at Lakeland Health Care Center in Effingham.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in St. Peter. Burial will be in St. Peter's Lutheran Church Cemetery in St. Peter. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Thursday at the church. Pagel Funeral Home in St. Peter was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: St. Peter's Lutheran Church or donor's choice.
Mrs. Gehle was born on July 30, 1926, in Rochester, N.Y., the daughter of Percy and Viola Gossman Jacobs. She married Erhard A. Gehle on Dec. 25, 1945, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in rural Shobonier; he died on March 16, 2010.
Survivors include sons, Steven Gehle and his wife Marcia of St. Elmo, and Keith Gehle and his wife Lola of Brownstown; and daughters, Norma and her husband Leroy Snyder of Vandalia, and Bev and her husband Paul Veteto of Kinmundy.