Agatha Belle Wehrle
Agatha Belle Wehrle, 90, Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Park Place Elder Living.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 19, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Olson – Powell Memorial Chapel where the family will receive friends. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Herb Shafer officiating. Burial will be in the Glasgow Cemetery, Lockridge. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Rome Baptist Church and the Lewelling Quaker Museum in Salem. Online condolences may be directed to www.olsonpowell.com.
The daughter of Lloyd and Lucille (Danielson) Blucher, she was born July 9, 1922, in rural Jefferson County. She graduated from Lockridge High School in 1941. On March 7, 1942, she married Dale Wehrle in Hannibal, Mo. He preceded her in death.
The couple resided in California for many years where she worked as a secretary in numerous offices, most notably at the Knott’s Berry Farm. The couple returned to Iowa in 1991 when they retired.
She enjoyed entertaining. She collected dishes, refinished furniture and enjoyed flowers of all kinds. She was of the Christian faith.
She is survived by her sister, Aurelie (Floyd) Burns of Fairfield.
She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; a son, Dale Carroll, in infancy; and a sister, Ethelda West.