The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 5, 2012

Wichert, 102

Enid News & Eagle

— Elma Wichert will celebrate her 102nd birthday with a card shower. Cards may be sent to Highland Park Manor, 1410 W. Willow Rd., Enid, OK 73703.

Elma was born Nov. 8, 1910, in Hillsboro, Kan., the daughter of Robert A. and Alvina Gerl Mitchell.

She attended Sharon Valley School in Orienta.

She married Dan Wichert Dec. 13, 1937, in Fairview.

She worked 20 years for Gibson and TG&Y in Enid.

Elma and her husband played in a volunteer band for several years. She is a member of Willow View United Methodist Church.

Her children are John Wichert and wife Darlene of Waukomis; Glen Wichert and wife Glenna of Enid; and Robert Wichert and wife Gracie of Bella Vista, Ark. She has 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.