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Anna Louise Wohlwend

Thursday, August 21, 2003

Born 3-28-1907 -- Died 8-17-2003

Anna Louise Wohlwend, 96, of Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 17, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. 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, Mo. 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 states in 1946. She spent 23 years at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. in supervisory and teaching positions. She retired to Horseshoe Bend, Ark. 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 of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.