June 11, 1930 -- Nov. 6, 2018
Martha Wachal, 88, of Columbus, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Brookestone Acres in Columbus.
The Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Christ United Methodist Church in Schuyler, with the Rev. Dennis Wheeler officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at Kracl Funeral Chapel, and will continue from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Committal will be in the Schuyler Cemetery, with lunch following at the church hall. Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church.
Martha Wachal was born on June 11, 1930, in Appleton, to Adolph and Agnes (Rolenc) Rezac. On May 18, 1950, she married Johnny Wachal at the Methodist Church in Schuyler. Before their marriage, she taught school for one year. They lived on a farm west of Schuyler for many years. Martha had a big heart and always put other people first. She helped Johnny on the farm, and after his death, became a greeter at Wal-Mart in Columbus, which she thoroughly enjoyed.
Martha is survived by four daughters: Mary Lou (Jerome) Benesch of Schuyler, Shirley (David) Bohoaboj of Columbus, Diane Sasser of Enterprise, Oregon, Linda (Lawrence) Klink of Columbus, and one son, John 'JR' (Ruth Ann) Wachal of Clarks; one sister, Rose Ann (Buck) Kracl of Schuyler; 10 grandchildren: Jaime (David) Bock, Julie (David) Wilke, Jenny (Travis) Battershaw, Erika (Mark) Meyerhoffer, John (Jodie) Wachal, Robert Wachal, Stacie (Dillion) Bedford, Meagan Sasser, Nicole Klink, Brian Klink; 13 great-grandchildren: Tyler, Madelyn, Taylor, Cooper, Charlie, Kolyns, Joslynn, Jaxsen, Jase, Jordy, Emma, Madison and Keilan; and special friend, Joyce Taylor 'adopted daughter'.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny; parents, Adolph and Agnes; grandson, Michael Klink; and two brothers,Richard and Laddie Rezac.