CENTRALIA — Marjorie Grace (Grathwohl) Nehrt, 98, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2016 at Fireside House of Centralia.
Marjorie was born March 21, 1918 the daughter of George and Cora (Armstrong) Grathwohl. She married Vernon Nehrt in Union, Missouri on November 11, 1937. He preceded her in death on September 23, 1982.
She is survived by two sons, William “Bill” Nehrt Sr. and wife Lydia, and Robert “Bob” Nehrt and wife Beverly, all of Centralia; seven grandchildren, Michael Nehrt and wife Dondi of Vancouver, Wash., William Nehrt Jr. and wife Rhonda of Centralia, Adam Nehrt and wife Christie, Mark Nehrt and wife Stephanie, and Rick Nehrt, all of Centralia, Brett Nehrt and wife Sheila of Anna, Ill., Sean Nehrt and wife Lisa of Centralia; and twelve great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Nehrt.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a private graveside service will be held at a later date. Burial will follow in Evangelical Cemetery in Hoyelton, Ill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United Church of Christ and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia which is assisting the Nehrt family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the family at sutherlandfuneralhome.com.