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Lewis Wolfe, Jr

Lewis "Bill" Wolfe, Jr., age 82 of Linn, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.

Bill was born May 15, 1930, in Bonnots Mill, a son to the late Lewis H. and Bessie (Smith) Wolfe, Sr.

Bill attended school in Frankenstein.

He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict.

On May 29, 1958, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Buscher in Freedom. She survives of the home.

Bill worked as a truck driver for Huot Brothers Trucking for many years; he retired from Osage County Concrete.

Bill was a lifelong area resident and was of the Baptist faith. He was a member of the Osage County Historical Society.

Bill was one of the founders and president, as well as a caller, for the Osage Squares, a square dancing club. Bill was an excellent mechanic. He had the ability to listen to a car and diagnose the problem. He loved being outdoors but his greatest love was his family.

In addition to his wife, Dorothy, Bill is survived by: two sons, Kevin Wolfe of Linn and Keith and his wife Susan Wolfe of Linn; three daughters, Wanda and her husband Chuck Thatcher of Columbia, Tammy and her husband Patrick Kliethermes of Linn, and Tina Robinson and her companion Trevor Donahoo of Linn; one brother, Melvin and his wife Shirley Wolfe of Linn; one sister, Shirley Owens of Linn; a sister-in-law, Laura Mae Wolfe of Linn; twelve grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: two brothers, Glen "Smitty" Smith and Mardell Wolfe; three infant sisters; a son-in-law, Rusty Robinson and a brother-in-law, Marvin Owens.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Linn. An additional visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Linn.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Linn with Rev. David Krueger officiating. Interment will follow in the Linn Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Osage County Historical Society Building Fund.

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Keith, Susan, and family, you're in our thoughts and prayers. Sorry for your loss.

Rebecca Roll Sep 29 2012 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was a great man that always had a smile on his face. I am so glad I got to meet him when I worked at Dr. Steenbergen's office. My thoughts and prayers for the family!

Lacy Justus Sep 29 2012 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about your loss. Will keep you in our prayers.

Stan & Norma Donahoo Sep 29 2012 12:00 AM

Tammy, Patrick and family, so sorry to hear about your loss. Know that he is in the loving arms of god. If Greg and I can do anything, please let us know.

Denise Horn Sep 27 2012 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Roger and Denise Cross Sep 27 2012 12:00 AM

Too Dorothy & family,Melvin & Shirley ,Thinking of you .

Carl & Marjorie Rice Sep 27 2012 12:00 AM

Dorothy and family, you have our deepest sympathy. May God be with you in the days ahead.

Carol and Charles Porting Sep 27 2012 12:00 AM

Dorothy and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You have my deepest sympathy. May God comfort you and your family at this time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Cheryl Warren Richardson Sep 26 2012 12:00 AM

Dorothy and Family, We are so very sorry for your loss. May God's peace and comfort be with you now and in the days ahead. Sincerely, Merrill & Norma Jean

Dr. & Mrs. Merrill Townley Sep 26 2012 12:00 AM

Dorothy and family , our sincere sympathy to all of you. Bill was a very good and nice person and wll liked by so many people! Keep in your heart all the fond memories and he will always be with you in spirit!

Alice and Fred Nilges Sep 26 2012 12:00 AM

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