Wilma Meyer Schockman

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NEW BREMEN - Wilma Meyer Schockman, 92, formerly of Hanover Street, Minster, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 4:25 p.m. at Elmwood in New Bremen, where she had been a resident 2 1/2 years.
She was born March 14, 1921, in Osgood to William and Eleonora (Bohman) Brandewie. She married on May 27, 1941, to Norbert J. Meyer and he preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 1977. She married Louis M. Schockman in 1989 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 2001.
She is survived by one son, Thomas J. Meyer, of the Philippines; one daughter-in-law, Diane (Meyer) Winner and her husband Earl, of Minster; nine grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by two brothers, Omar and Clara Brandewie, of Osgood and Jack Brandewie, of Montezuma; and sisters-in-law, Edna Meyer Prenger, Audrey Meyer and Audrey Meyer.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Bonnie and George Ruestow; one son, Kenneth; one grandchild, Kendra Ruestow Atherton; and one great grandchild and 12 in-laws.
Wilma was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster. She was a homemaker and helped with the family farm. She enjoyed cooking, baking, cross-stitching, dancing, walking, biking and playing cards. She will be remembered most for her strength, her smile, and her precious cookies.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with the Rev. Rick Nieberding, celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery, Egypt.
Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17, and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18.
Memorials may be made to Minster Community Fund and Wilson Hospice.
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Published in Sidney Daily News on Mar. 14, 2013