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Bernice Thelma Wehmeyer Ficken
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1915
Sedalia
Pettis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1988
Sedalia
Pettis County
Missouri, USA

born on Hurley Street in the north part of Sedalia, daughter of William F. Wehmeyer and Martha Francis (Sebree) Wehmeyer. Her siblings are:

Samuel Vernon Wehmeyer (1918-1969)
Willie Mae (Wehmeyer) Schneider (1919-2004)
Forest Ervin Wehmeyer (1921-1921)
John Marshall Wehmeyer (1922-_____)
Bessie Francis (Wehmeyer) Rayl (1924-2002)
William Frederick "Fred" Wehmeyer (1926-1964)
Katherine Josephine (Wehmeyer) Schuerman (1929-____)
Mabel Euphemia "Feam" (Wehmeyer) Chiles (1931-____)
Delores Wehmeyer Morris (1935-1988)

As a child, her family moved to a farm on highway 52, east of Cole Camp, Missouri.

She married Clarence Ficken (1911-1988) on August 22, 1932. Three children were born to them:

Clarence Ficken, Jr. (1937-1937)
Nancy Jo Ficken Gee (1941- )
Sandra Sue Ficken Smith (1943- )

She had two grandchildren:

Russell Shawn Smith & Ryan Shane Smith

They lived their working years in the Independence/Kansas City, Missouri area. Bernice worked at the Lake City arcenal plant during the Second World War. She later worked at Doctor's Hospital as a dietician. The Fickens were founding members of Calvary Presbyterian Church on Blue Ridge Boulevard in Kansas City. They returned to Sedalia to retire in 1972 and lived on a 20 acre farm south of Sedalia. They joined the New Bethel United Methodist Church, located on highway 65, around the corner from their farm. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Frederick Wehmeyer (1889 - 1957)
  Martha Francis Sebree Wehmeyer (1896 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Clarence Claus Henry Ficken (1911 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Clarence Ficken (1937 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bernice Thelma Wehmeyer Ficken (1915 - 1988)
  Samuel Vernon Wehmeyer (1918 - 1969)*
  Willie Mae Wehmeyer Schneider (1919 - 2004)*
  Forest Ervin Wehmeyer (1921 - 1921)*
  Bessie Francis Wehmeyer Rayl (1924 - 2002)*
  William Frederick Wehmeyer (1926 - 1964)*
  Eloise Jean Wehmeyer Morris (1935 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Sedalia
Pettis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Agacia Lawn Section
GPS (lat/lon): 38.68241, -93.25437
 
Created by: Russell Smith
Record added: Feb 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5193558
Bernice Thelma <i>Wehmeyer</i> Ficken
Added by: Russell Smith
 
Bernice Thelma <i>Wehmeyer</i> Ficken
Added by: Russell Smith
 
Bernice Thelma <i>Wehmeyer</i> Ficken
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- Earleen L. Sebree Hensley
 Added: Nov. 19, 2009

-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 6, 2001
 
 
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