Delores Laura Wohlk
Delores Laura Wohlk, 87, of Almena passed away, March 13, 2020 at Care and Rehab-Cumberland. She was born April 16, 1932 in Waverly, IA to Irven and Bertha (Tegtmeier) Gabe. At the age of 27 she moved to Almena where she met her soon-to-be husband. Delores married Calvin Wohlk on May 7, 1960; he preceded her in death on September 26, 2012.
She and Calvin dairy farmed until they retired. She was a member of the St. Matthew Church in Almena, and an active member of Ladies Aid. Delores served on the Altar Guild for over forty years; was a 4H Leader, and was a member of the Turtle Lake American Legion Auxiliary.
Delores was a talented cook, gardener, and enjoyed crafts.
Delores is survived by her son, Glen (Susan) Wohlk of Almena; two daughters, Hollis “Holly” (Brad) Nyhus of Cumberland, and Karla (James Jr.) Mattson of Chetek; eight grandchildren: Clayton, Bethany, and Kurt, Darren, Travis and Eric, Adam and Niccole; four great grandchildren: Cora, Aria, Michael, and Elara; brother, Ronald (Beverly) Gabe of Almena; nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin; and an infant brother, Leon.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Almena, WI with Pastor Preston Paul officiating. Burial was in St. Matthew Cemetery, Almena, WI. Pallbearers were Clayton Wohlk, Bethany Bird, Kurt Wohlk, Darren Nyhus, Travis Nyhus, Eric Nyhus, Adam Mattson, and Niccole Mattson.
Skinner Funeral Home of Cumberland is serving the family.