Lela E. Wolf of Licking, Mo. passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Hickory Manor. She was born to Otto and Gertrude (Goers) Braasch on June 14, 1931. She married Arnold W. Wolf on June 26, 1955 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Altamont. Lela is survived by sons, David of Bunker Hill and Kevin of Licking, Mo.; two daughters, Jodi Hill and Daniel of Duke, Mo. and Liza Wolf of Licking, Mo.; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; brother-in-law, Kenneth and sister-in-law, Ruth Wolf of Neoga; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Preceding in death are her parents; husband; one brother, Bernard; sister-in-law, Doris; brother-in-law, Herman Wolf; nephew, Phillip Braasch; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Lela worked numerous jobs, such as a greenhouse and factory in Illinois, H.D. Lee factory in Houston, Mo.,and a tree nursery in Licking. She enjoyed reading, going to yard sales, thrift stores, and traveling to see family and friends. She enjoyed going fishing.
Visitation was held Sunday, June 2, from 6-8 p.m. at Fox Funeral Home. Funeral services were Monday, June 3 at 10 a.m. in the Fox Chapel. Interment followed at Licking Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ron Wallace, Charlie Welch, Grant Heithold, and Ian Wolf. Memorials can be made to Three Rivers Hospice or Hickory Manor in Licking, Mo. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fox Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.foxfh.net.