Rachel M. Wohlt

Rachel M. Wohlt (nee Molitor), of West Bend, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at her home at the age of 70. She was born March 20, 1946, in Medford to the late Lawrence and Marie (nee Bach) Molitor.

After graduating from Medford High School with the class of 1964, she attended beauty school in Eau Claire.

Following her marriage to Dennis A. Wohlt on Oct. 5, 1968, in Medford, the couple lived in Milwaukee for a couple of years before moving to Jackson. A few years later they settled in West Bend, where they made their home and raised their family.

For her entire career, Rachel worked as a beautician. She worked at many area salons before retiring from Family Hair Design. She volunteered at The Kathy Hospice and was a member of the Women Of The Moose, West Bend Chapter 732.

Rachel enjoyed spending time camping with family. She loved being a supportive grandma, often attending her grandkidsí events.

Survivors include her husband, Dennis; three children, Stacie (Barry) Degnitz of Peshtigo, Christa (Erv) Lange of West Bend and Chad (Casey) Wohlt of West Bend; five grandchildren, Madison Degnitz, Michael and McKenzie Lange, and Caitlin and Celia Wohlt; two sisters and one brother, Joanne Williams of Lake Geneva, Joyce (Pat) Brainard of Caledonia and Larry (Beverly) Molitor of Medford; her mother-in-law, Eleanor Wohlt of Medford; two sisters-in-law, Shirley (Jim) Minsaas of Medford and Beverly (Jim) Krueger of Medford; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Norbert and Terry Molitor and her father-in-law, Arthur Wohlt.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Holy Angels Catholic Church with the Rev. Jerome Repenshek presiding. The family will greet relatives and friends during a period of visitation at the church Tuesday from 4-5:45 p.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.