Norma Wehmeyer

1935-2021

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Norma June Wehmeyer, 85, Rosebud, passed away May 18, 2021, at Pacific Care Center in Pacific.
She was born June 10, 1935, to Harry and Nora (Roethemeyer) Winter, on Owensville Route 1.
She was united in marriage to Clarence H. Wehmeyer, Sept. 19, 1954, at St. John’s Lutheran Church Charlotte. They were married for 40 years and to this union two sons were born.
Norma attended and graduated from St. John’s Lutheran Parochial School Drake; then attended and graduated from Owensville High School. After graduation she worked at General American Life Insurance Co. In January 1962, she and her husband took over Wehmeyer’s Cafe in Rosebud until 1984. Then she worked several years at Gasconade Terrace.
Norma and Clarence lived in Rosebud where she joined Immanuel Lutheran Church and was a member there until her death. She was active in the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League serving as treasurer for years and enjoyed making many World Relief Quilts, youth quilts for Alaska Missions and lap robes for veterans. Norma enjoyed working outdoors in her garden and flowers, embroidery, counted cross-stitch and going on bus tour trips.
She was preceded in death by parents, Harry and Nora; and husband, Clarence.
She is survived by children, David and wife Irma of Union and Daniel and wife Patricia of Fenton; sister, Verna Liescheidt and husband Jim of BelAir, Md.; brother, Leo Winter and wife Pam of Owensville; grandchildren, Josh Wehmeyer and wife Jackie of Washington, Courtney Coffman and husband Travis of Eureka, Erica Gillespie and husband Spencer of St. Louis and Grant Wehmeyer and wife Samantha of Eureka; great-grandchildren, Hailey, Cheyenne and Andrew Wehmeyer, Oliver and Evelyn Gillespie, Adaline and Devyn Wehmeyer and Chase Coffman; and special friend, David “Doc” Bennett of St. James.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 22, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rosebud with Rev. Tim Weiser officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions suggested to family’s choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville.

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