Victor J. “Vic” Wobbe, age 93, of Trenton, passed away Wednesday, July 23 at Country Side Manor in Aviston. A funeral mass of Christian burial for 93 year old Victor J. “Vic” Wobbe will be Monday, July 28 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Monday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton. Knights of Columbus will hold services Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, American Macular Degeneration Foundation, or the Sugar Creek Fire District.
He was born January 16, 1921 in Albers to Nicholas and Sophia (Albers) Wobbe they preceded her in death.
Also preceded in death by a son in infancy Bernard Wobbe, brothers and sisters and their spouses Frank and Elsie Wobbe, Catherine and Al Jansen, Aloys and Velma Wobbe, Herman and Louise Wobbe, Alvin Wobbe, Ann and Everett Anderson, brothers-in-law a brother Raymond Junghans, Joseph Unger.
He married Betty Junghans September 25, 1946 at St. George Catholic Church, New Baden; she preceded him in death July 17, 2013
Surviving are her children Bonnie (Dennis) Dalke of Millstadt, Joseph (Nancy) Wobbe of Trenton, Gene (Brenda) Wobbe of Trenton, Jerry (Susan) Wobbe of O’Fallon, Barb (Larry) Olliges of Naperville, Beth (Gordon “Skip) Steck of Frankfort.
13 grandchildren Brent (Jill) Dalke, Jessica (Bryan) Pancich, Nicole (Justin) Hodgson, Laura (Stuart) Knuf, Melisa (Derek) Weh, Brandon (girl friend Erica)Wobbe, Larkin Wobbe, Tyler Wobbe, Ryan Olliges, Jill Olliges, Savanna Steck, Sabrina Steck, Mitchell Steck
9 great grandchildren Bauer, Isabelle, Gabrielle, Victor Dalke, Gavin, Ryan Hodgson, Parker, Hayden Knuf, Camden Weh
Brothers Vincent “Butch” (Mary Jane) Wobbe of Belleville, Robert (Frieda) Wobbe of Caseyville,
Sisters-in-law Shirley Unger of St. Louis, Frances Wobbe of Atlanta GA.,
Brother-in-law Dale (Georgia) Junghans of St. Louis, MO
Vic retired from carpentry and farming. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII. He enjoyed golfing, was an avid card player and was instrumental in the building of the existing Trenton Fire Department
Member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Men’s Holy Name Society, Trenton VFW Post 7983, Aviston American Legion Post 1239, Trenton Knights of Columbus 2932, Carpenter Local 480 Freeburg, Trenton Nut House Club, past trustee of Sugar Creek Fire District, Honorary Mayor of Crackerneck Rd.