Wilbert Frank Lohmann, 87, of Rural Memphis, Missouri died at his home Thursday morning, September 4, 2014, with his family at his side at his home in rural Memphis, MO. The son of Frank and Emma Schmidt Lohmann he was born July 4, 1927 at Wright City, Missouri.
A lifelong farmer with his wife Gwendolyn Helmich Lohmann he most enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, tending to the cows, sheep and goats, and other assorted animals, and taking them on the tractor to complete numerous projects.
Wilbert was a gifted mechanic, carpenter, woodworker and able to accomplish most any task he endeavored.
He was baptized and confirmed in the Reformed Evangelical Church at Wright City, Missouri
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother and his much beloved son William Ralph Lohmann.
He is survived by Gwendolyn, his wife of 62 years, and three daughters: Marguerite Lohmann and her children, Nadia Kholief Heffernan with Adam Heffernan and Zachary, William Kholeif with Holly Schultheiss Kholeif and Clark Kholeif Daughter Charissa Lohmann with Bill Hoskinson and their children Brett Hoskinson, Kyle Hoskinson with Lindsey Mollick Hoskinson and Sophia Hoskinson, and daughter Rachel Lohmann Wells with Jack Wells and their children Shelby, Lucas, Abby, Nathan and Matthew Wells.
Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to the Scotland County Fire Dept. or the Memphis Chapter of the FFA and can be left at or mailed to the Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St. Memphis, MO 63555.
Funeral services were held Friday evening, Sept. 5, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at the Payne
Funeral Chapel in Memphis, Missouri with Pastor Paul Smith officiating. Musicians were Ann Luther: pianist and Angela Westhoff: vocalist. At the conclusion of the services here he was taken to Wright City, Missouri for a visitation and the Committal service that was held at the Wright Cemetery on Saturday afternoon, September 6, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Glenn Davis officiating. Granchildren served as pallbearers, Brett, Kyle, Lucas, Abby, Sophia, Matthew, and Nathan.
Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis assisted by Pitman Funeral Home Inc. in Wright City, Missouri.