Obituary: George WehmeyerGeorge Wehmeyer died October 10, 2008, at Our House Hospice Home in Slayton.
George Wehmeyer was born on November 10, 1935 near Lake Park, Iowa to Henry and Ada Ruwe Wehmeyer. George grew up in Lake Park and attended Lake Park School. In 1960 George owned a gravel truck company and also served as Chief of Police in Lake Park. In 1960 he and Mary Jane Savage were married. They had three children Georgia, Allen and Brenda. In the early 1960’s George worked for Louscher Motors in Lake Park. In 1972 he bought B and W Ford-Mercury in Sibley, IA with his business partner, Wayne Brown. George and Mary later divorced. In 1979 George and Marlys Christianson were married. Following their marriage they lived on Lake Sarah near Garvin and George owned Wheels & Deals Auto Ranch in Marshall, MN. In 2000 they moved to Slayton. Due to failing health in July, 2008 George moved to our House Hospice Home in Slayton and passed away there on October 10, 2008 at the age of 72.
Survivors include his wife, Marlys Wehmeyer of Slayton, three children, Georgia Scott of New Orleans, LA, Allen Wehmeyer and his wife, Chris of Solon, IA, and Brenda Kitterman and her husband, Jerry of Kalispell, MT, two step-children Scott Paukner of Austin, MN, and Michelle Gilbery of Balaton, MN, six grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, and five step-grandchildren.
The service will be at Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jon Marburger officiating. Interment is at Silver Lake Cemetery, Lake Park, IA.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton. Sign online guestbook at totzkefuneralhome.com.
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