Gertrude B. Wehling, 88, passed away peacefully Dec. 27, 2013.

She married William R. Wehling on Oct. 14th, 1944. They raised their four children on the family farm in Isabel. Gertrude and Bill moved to Colorado Springs in 1972 where they owned and operated Wehling Texturing. In her later years, Gertrude was a caregiver.

Gertrude was a member of the Elks Lodge #309 Wives Club, VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Lorraine Post 98 Auxiliary.

Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband Bill, a son, and grandson Bryan.

She is survived by her sons, Richard Laile Wehling and Robert Lynn Wehling (Kathy); daughters, Nancy Lorraine Herbel (Hal) and Kathryn Jane Brooks (Bernie); 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and siblings, Jerry Oller, Lynette Chick, and Ellen Jean Hanson.

A celebration of life was held at Swan Lawn Mortuary on Monday, Dec. 30th. A second celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m. Jan 1 at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road. Burial will be at Isabel Cemetery, Isabel, Kan. Memorials may be made to the American Legion Lorraine Post 98 at 201 N. Main, Isabel, Kansas 67065.