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Anna Wohlwend

Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Anna Louise Wohlwend, 96, of Horseshoe Bend died Aug. 17, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home.

Born March 28, 1907, in Marion, Ill., she was the daughter of John and Caroline Wohlwend. She spent 11 years as a registered nurse in various nursing positions in St. Louis. In 1941 she joined the 7th General Hospital of St. Louis University and served as a nurse in Africa and Europe until her return to the United States in 1946. She spent 23 years at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., in supervisory and teaching positions. She retired to Horseshoe Bend in 1973. She also served as a first lieutenant in World War II.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and two sisters.

A graveside service was Aug. 20 at Old Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion, Ill.

Arrangements were under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.