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Anna Marlene Westerkamp Mohr, 76, of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Fairmont, passed away Wednesday (April 27, 2016) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born in Peoria, Iowa, on Nov. 9, 1939, a daughter of the late John F. Westerkamp and Tena Bandstra Westerkamp.
Anna was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Willard Mohr; and her brothers, Peter Westerkamp and Fred Westerkamp.
Anna was a proud owner and operator of a successful business with her husband, Chem-Ray Corp. of Fairmont. She was also a former LPN at Pinerest Nursing Home in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she met the love of her life, Jim Mohr.
She was a former member of Fleming Memorial Presbyterian Church, charter member of Faith Reformed Presbyterian Church and a member of The Baptist Temple, all in Fairmont. She was also a member of the Providence P.C.A. in Bradenton, Florida. Anna was a devoted elder's wife during their years with Faith Reform Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Christian Women's Club in West Virginia and in Florida. She was a graduate of Pella Christian High School, a 4-H volunteer, and devoted much of her childhood to farm life, her first job picking corn in her hometown in Iowa.
She was a member of the Fairmont Garden Club and also the Garden Club in Bradenton, Florida. Mrs. Mohr was a member of the Marion County Travelers Club, enjoyed square dancing, bowling, riding her bicycle in Florida and playing the piano at sing-a-longs at the Sarasota Bay Park and also at Faith Reformed Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Sunshine Club and Friendship Club in Bradenton, Florida, an avid gardener and possessed a special gift of helping things to grow. She was a wonderful baker and loved sharing her gifts with others. Christ and her family were the centers of her life.
Anna is survived by her two sons, Scott Mohr and his wife Tina and Steve Mohr and his wife Missy; five grandchildren, Sean Mohr and his fiancee Holly Young, Cory Mohr, Bailey Mohr, Sydney Mohr and Delaney Mohr; her sister, Loretta Struik and her husband Marvin; sisters-in-law, Nancy Westerkamp and Evelyn Mohr; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family requests memorial contributions be made in Anna's memory to Heritage Christian School, 225 Newton Ave., Bridgeport, WV 26330.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont. The casket will lie in state from 10-11 a.m. Monday in The Baptist Temple, 430 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the church with Reverend Dr. Holley Faulkner officiating. Entombment will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery & Mausoleum in Fairmont.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on April 29, 2016
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