Wanda A. Huedepohl, age 101, of Williamsburg, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at Highland Ridge Care Center, Williamsburg. Funeral Services: 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, St. Paul Lutheran Church in Williamsburg, with Rev. Carl Cloeter officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Williamsburg. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Fellowship Hall, Williamsburg. Memorials may be contributed to St. Paul Lutheran cemetery or Sunday school, or St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Homestead. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo is in charge of arrangements.
Wanda is survived by her sons, Willard of Williamsburg and his special friend Karen Hopp of Iowa City, and Merlyn and wife Diane, of Williamsburg; two grandsons, Michael Huedepohl and wife Jennifer, of Williamsburg and Timothy Huedepohl and his special friend Sherry Grier, of Williamsburg; and two great-grandchildren, Anton and Thomas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Anton on May 9, 1988, and siblings, Ervin, Arnold, Milton, Millen, and Orville Schmidt, Alma Stohlmann and Norma Webert.
Wanda Anna Schmidt was born April 24, 1912 in York Township, Iowa County, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Carolina Sandersfeld Schmidt. She received her education at Immanuel Lutheran Parochial School, rural Williamsburg. Wanda married Anton Huedepohl on January 29, 1939 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The couple farmed for many years. They moved into Williamsburg in August of 1967. Wanda enjoyed gardening and yard work, quilting and sewing. She especially enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family and friends. Wanda was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Williamsburg.