Storck obit 8/31

Saturday, August 31, 2002

Wilbert Storck

POCAHONTAS, Mo. -- Wilbert F. Storck, 87, of Pocahontas died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Nov. 15, 1914, at St. Peters, Ill., the son of William and Emma Storck. He married Paula Leimbach in 1941. She died Jan. 11, 1964.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked at Concordia Publishing House in St. Louis for 50 years before retiring in 1979. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas.

He is survived by two sons, Bob Storck of Denver, Colo., and Jim Storck of Jackson, Mo.; a daughter, Karen Klasener of St. Louis; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. Robert Mann officiating.