Vernon Wohlgemuth Obituary, Death – Vernon Rickie Wohlgemuth, age 80, a resident of Triplett, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral services will be place at the Christian Church in Triplett, Missouri on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. The ceremony will be presided over by Reverend Lanny Lybarger and his son, Donnie Lybarger. On the evening of Tuesday, May 23, 2023, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, there will be a visitation at the Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick, Missouri. McCullough Cemetery in Triplett, Missouri will be the location of the interment.
Rick Wohlgemuth, as he was affectionately referred as by his family and friends, was the son of Vernon and Lauraetta (Underwood) Wohlgemuth. He was born on January 13, 1943 in Brunswick, Missouri. He received his high school diploma from Bosworth in 1961 and then went on to study at Southwest Missouri State University. On the 31st of March in 1964, he signed up to serve in the United States Army. During the course of his military career, he was awarded the Expert Marksman Badge for the M-14 Rifle. Up to the 3rd of February in 1965, he served his country with distinction.
At the Christian Church in Triplett, Missouri, on May 16, 1969, he wed the woman who would become the love of his life, Nancy Jackson. The union of these two people resulted in the birth of two sons, Gerald and John. Rick worked as a farmer his entire life, then drove a school bus for Bosworth for 30 years, and then worked as a truck driver for Waller Trucking for 13 years. He has been a Mason for the past half century and was a member of the Triplett Christian Church in addition to the Bosworth and Hale Masonic Lodges. Rick cherished time spent with his family, going on hunting trips, watching hummingbirds, and participating in the daily chitchat of the Brunswick Coffee Club.
Rick is left by his devoted and loving wife of the house, Nancy; his two sons, Gerald Wohlgemuth and his wife Lorie of Huntsville, Missouri, and John Wohlgemuth and his wife Deana of Brunswick, Missouri; and his five grandchildren, Jackson, Jason, Wesley, Dakota, and Lance.His parents, Vernon and Lauraetta, had passed away before him when he was born.
Mark Wright, Kenny Wright, Steve Carroll, Dennis Blunk, Matt Blunk, and Tim Jacobs will serve as pallbearers for the funeral service.