Obit: Wohlt, Rachel M. (1946 - 2016)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bach, Brainard, Degnitz, Krueger, Lange, Minsaas, Molitor, Repenshek, Williams, Wohlt

----Source: The Schmidt Funeral Home (West Bend, WI) 9/12/2016

Wohlt, Rachel M. (Molitor) (20 MAR 1946 - 8 SEP 2016)

Rachel M. (Molitor) Wohlt, of West Bend died on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her home at the age of 70 years. She was born on March 20, 1946 in Medford to the late Lawrence and Marie (Bach) Molitor.

After graduating from Medford High School with the Class of 1964, she attended beauty school in Eau Claire.

Following her marriage to Dennis A. Wohlt on October 5, 1968 in Medford, the couple lived in Milwaukee for a couple of years before moving to Jackson. A few years later, they settled in West Bend where they made their home and raised their family.

For her entire career, Rachel worked as a beautician. She worked at many area salons before retiring from Family Hair Design. She volunteered at The Kathy Hospice and was a member of the Women Of The Moose, West Bend Chapter #732.

Rachel enjoyed spending time camping with family. She loved being a supportive grandma, often attending her grandkids’ events.

Survivors include her husband Dennis; 3 children Stacie (Barry) Degnitz of Peshtigo, Christa (Erv) Lange of West Bend and Chad (Casey) Wohlt of West Bend; 5 grandchildren Madison Degnitz, Michael and McKenzie Lange and Caitlin and Celia Wohlt; 2 sisters and 1 brother Joanne Williams of Lake Geneva, Joyce (Pat) Brainard of Caledonia and Larry (Beverly) Molitor of Medford; her mother-in-law Eleanor Wohlt of Medford and 2 sisters-in-law Shirley (Jim) Minsaas of Medford and Beverly (Jim) Krueger of Medford; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers Norbert and Terry Molitor and her father-in-law Arthur Wohlt.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 13 at 6 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Rev. Jerome Repenshek presiding. The family will greet relatives and friends during a period of visitation at the church on Tuesday from 4 until 5:45 p.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

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