Agatha Belle Wehrle, 90, of Mount Pleasant died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Park Place Elder Living.
A funeral is planned at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Herb Shafer, officiating. Interment will be in the Glasgow Cemetery near Lockridge.
Visitation, with family receiving friends, will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the memorial chapel.
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.
Mrs. Wehrle was born July 9, 1922, in rural Jefferson County, the daughter of Lloyd and Lucille Danielson Blucher. She married Dale Wehrle March 7, 1942, in Hannibal, Mo. He died April 18, 2011.
Mrs. Wehrle graduated from Lockridge High School in 1941.
She and her husband resided in California for many years, where she worked as a secretary in numerous offices, most notably at Knott’s Berry Farm.
The couple returned to Iowa in 1991 when they retired.
A devoted wife, her time at home and with her husband meant the most to her. She enjoyed her many friends and loved to entertain. She collected dishes, refinished furniture and enjoyed flowers of all kinds.
She was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include one sister, Aurelie Burns of Fairfield.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one infant son, Dale Carroll; and one sister, Ethelda West.