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Arthur Wehrli



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Date published: 2/23/2013

Arthur Wehrli

Arthur Wehrli, 86, of Fredericksburg passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Born April 26, 1926, in West New York, N.J., he was the son of the late Ernest H. and Edna Schwarz Wehrli. Arthur had retired as a chemist from Dominion Resources. He was a member of the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Ruth "Betty" Wehrli; one sister; and a niece.

Survivors include a brother-in-law, Edwin "Pete" Shepherd and wife Ruby of Rich Creek; two nieces, Josephine "Jo" Stables and husband Jim of Clemmons, N.C., and Brenda Shepherd of Roanoke; one nephew, Steve Thomas of Peterstown, W.Va.; two grandnephews; one grandniece; two great-grandnephews; and six great-grandnieces.

A graveside service was held Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Fairview Cemetery in Narrows.

Online guest book may be signed or condolences sent to the Wehrli family at broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements were by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, W.Va.