Louis Pete Wehlage November 23, 1922~April 30, 2014

For the WebsiteLouis Pete Wehlage, 91 of Fayetteville passed away, April 30, 2014 at Willard Walker Hospice Home. He was born November 23, 1922 in Garden Plains, Kansas to Joseph Wehlage and Rose Sommerhauser Wehlage. Louis served his country for 26 years in the United States Army and was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. He earned several awards including seven Good Conduct medals and the Meritorious Service Medal. He put his faith and trust in our Lord Jesus Christ and faithfully read his Bible every day. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mildred Wehlage; two sisters and three brothers. Survivors include his son, William Wehlage and wife Karen of Jay, Oklahoma; daughter, Rose Hendrix and husband Terry of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Christopher Hendrix of Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Eric Wehlage of Jay, Oklahoma, Lisa Hendrix of Fayetteville and Joseph Wehlage of Jay, Oklahoma and several other family members and friends. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 PM Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Beards Funeral Chapel. A family committal service will be held Monday at 10:00 AM with Chaplain (Major) U.S Army Retired William Wehlage officiating. Burial will be at the Fayetteville National Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Independent Baptist Church, P.O Box 450723, Grove, OK 74345 or First Baptist Church of Fayetteville, PO Box 1324, Fayetteville, AR 72702 or the church of your choice Missions Fund.  Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.





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    Name » 01. May, 2014

    Our family is sorry for your loss. We will continue to pray for you and your family.

    Debbie Head » 01. May, 2014

    Bill, Karen and family – I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Know that y’all are in our prayers and thoughts!!!

    Carla Hefner and JoAnne Eddy » 02. May, 2014

    Rose and family: We are all sorry for your loss. Mom got to know him very well and she says he had a wonderful life. He used to regale her with his stories. We will all miss him. Our prayers are with you.

    Shirley Woodlee » 05. May, 2014

    My family is sorry to hear about Uncle Louis passing. He will be truly missed. Have you and Billy in our prayers.