Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 23, 2013

Arthur Wehrli

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Arthur Wehrli, age 86, of Fredericksburg, Va., passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C. Born April 26, 1926 at West New York, N.J., he was the son of the late Ernest H. and  Edna Schwarz Wehrli.

Arthur had retired from Dominion Resources as a Chemist. 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, Va.; two nieces, Josephine “Jo” Stables and husband Jim of Clemmons, N.C. and Brenda Shepherd of Roanoke, Va.; one nephew, Steve Thomas of Peterstown, W.Va.; two grand nephews, one grand niece, two great grand nephews and six great grand nieces.

Graveside Services were held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Fairview Cemetery, Narrows, Va.

Online guest book can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Wehrli family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, W.Va.

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