Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

January 4, 2014

Wilbert Moehlenkamp

Mr. Wilbert H. Moehlenkamp, of Rock Falls, passed away at home on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. He had attained the age of 98 years, two months and 14 days.

Born in Nashville on Oct. 17, 1915, he was the son of Henry and Wilhelmine “Minnie” (Eigenrauch) Moehlenkamp. He was united in marriage to Evalyn “Birdie” Smith, daughter of John and Nora (Hill) Smith, on Sept. 6, 1935, by the Rev. Cloogy in Nashville. His wife, Evalyn, preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 2001.

Wilbert is survived by one son, Larry Moehlenkamp Sr. (wife, Pearl), of Stewart, Ohio; and three daughters, Gladys Davis of Tampa, Fla., Wilberta Clark (husband, Robert) of Houston and Debra Hughes (husband, Michael) of Rock Falls; 17 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Edna (Blumhorst/Suedmeyer); nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Minnie; his wife, Evalyn; his brother, Raymond Moehlenkamp and wife Eleanora; his sister, Irene (Moehlenkamp) Meyer and husband Sam; his brother-in-law, Virgil Blumhorst; his son, Everett Lee; his son, Wayne and wife, Rita; his daughter, Margie and her husband Clifford Weatherford; his son-in-law, Charles Davis; and his granddaughter, Brenda Sapp.

Mr. Moehlenkamp was raised on a farm in Plum Hill, and was confirmed in the Plum Hill Evangelical Church in 1928. Throughout his long life he was employed by the Mike and Ike Railroad which was owned by the Missouri Pacific’ the Key Foundry in St. Louis; the Mt. Vernon Auto Lite; United States Post Office; Contour Saws; Scientific Animal Lab and Farms of Arlington Heights; Vogel Peterson; and finally the caretaker for the campgrounds in Decatur of the Church of God, Anderson, Ind.

Mr. Moehlenkamp is an army veteran of World War II and was honorably discharged on Dec. 3, 1945. He was a member of The First Church of God in Houston and The Lincoln Avenue Church of God in Dixon. He loved his God, his family, and thoroughly enjoyed gardening, fishing, Dr. Pepper and Oreo cookies.

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