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Obituaries

Obituaries

Emmy Wibelius Fuehrer 1911 - 2008 Oskaloosa

A private graveside service for Emmy Wibelius Fuehrer, 97, Oskaloosa, will be at Valley Falls Cemetery. She will be cremated.Mrs. Fuehrer died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Hickory Pointe Care Center in Oskaloosa.She was born March 20, 1911, in Memel, Germany, the daughter of Karl August and Anna Dorothea Kloess Wibelius. Mrs. Fuehrer worked at the Raytheon Manufacturing Plant in Stamford, Conn., retiring in 1974. She lived in Florida until 1998.She married Erich F. Fuehrer on Aug. 20, 1942, in Memel, Germany. They immigrated to the United States in 1954. He died April 25, 2001.Survivors include a son, Peter, Westminster, Colo.; a daughter, Monika Funnell, Topeka; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to fight Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, 810 Broadway, Valley Falls, KS 66088.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.mercerfuneralhomes.com">www.mercerfuneralhomes.com</a>.