Wilma Schwemmer, 96, Lyndon: Oct. 27, 1922 – Aug. 8, 2019

LYNDON, Kan. – Wilma Schwemmer, 96, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, Kan. She was born on Oct. 27, 1922, in Lawrence, Kan., the daughter of W.C. and Lydia Hildenbrand Wulfkuhle.

Wilma had lived in Stull, Kan., for many years before moving to rural Lyndon, Kan., in 1969. Wilma worked for Gibb’s Clothing as a sales clerk and bookkeeper. Most of her life was spent as a farmer’s wife. She was a member of the Stull United Methodist Church and then the Lyndon United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Women at both churches, and was a leader of Stull Busy Beavers Club and the EHU.

Wilma married Paul Schwemmer, on April 16, 1942, in Stull.

Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, on March 20, 2000; and a daughter, Cynda Schwemmer, on Aug. 20, 1982.

Wilma is survived by her daughter, Joyce Pierce-Cox (Ron), of Lyndon; two grandchildren, Jeff (Julie) Pierce and Jennifer (Scott) Hamlet; three step-grandchildren, Ronnie Cox, Kathy Holmes and Kevin Cox; four great-grandchildren, Jayden, Jayla, Logan, and Noah; and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the Lyndon United Methodist Church, 126 W. Eighth St., Lyndon. Burial will be in the Stull Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Feltner Funeral Chapel, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to the Lyndon United Methodist Women or the Stull United Methodist Women, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.

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