Monday, April 18th, 2011
Former New Bremen resident Floribel M. Wehmeyer, 79, died at 1:20 p.m. April 16, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born May 26, 1931 in Botkins to Harry and Minnie Mann Ailes. On Nov. 25, 1951, she married Leon F. Wehmeyer, who died Feb. 21, 2010.
Surviving are her children, Deb Gibson, New Bremen, and Gary Wehmeyer, Bellefontaine, and a sister, Betty Kendall, Anna.
Deceased are a son-in-law, Gerald "Hooter" Gibson; and two grandsons.
She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen. She belonged to Travelling Wheels Camping Club, the Moon Walkers and Good Sams Club. She retired in 1989 from Crown Equipment Corporation of New Bremen and was a member of the Crown 25-Year Club.
Service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow in German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Otterbein of St. Marys OSM Partners Fund or to the church memorial fund.
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