August 25, 1942 - November 29, 2020
Wilma J. "Jeannie" Soellner, 78, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the Lutheran Home. She was born August 25, 1942 in Rolla, Missouri to Vernon E. and Dorothy Potter. She and Arthur M. Soellner were married August 29, 1959 at First Presbyterian Church in Rolla, Missouri. She received her high school diploma from Cape Central High School in 1960. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Southeast Missouri State College in 1965. She received a Master of Arts in Education from Southeast Missouri State University in 1975. She was an elementary education teacher for three years at Baring Cross School in North Little Rock, Arkansas. During the next 27 years she was an elementary teacher at the Cape Girardeau Public Schools and helped develop and teach arts and crafts as part of the elementary school program. During and after her career of teaching, she worked as a part time reality agent in the Cape Girardeau area. She decorated her home with arts and crafts projects and shared her art with friends and family. Survivors include her husband, Arthur Soellner of Cape Girardaeu; a son, Michael (Lois) Soellner of Cape Girardeau; and a sister, Mary Lee of Rolla, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy Potter, February 20, 1986 and Vernon Potter, February 1, 2010. Visitation will be 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 am Thursday at the funeral home with the Dr. Dennis Perkins officiating. Burial will be at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. Memorial contributions may be given to Alzheimer's Association. The Soellner family wishes to extend their gratitude to all the employees at the Lutheran Home for their excellent care and support during the finals years of her life. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com. Ford and Sons Funeral Home - Mt. Auburn is in charge of arrangements.
Wilma J. "Jeannie" Soellner, 78, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died Sunday, November 29, 2020 at the Lutheran Home. She was born August 25, 1942 in Rolla, Missouri to Vernon E. and Dorothy Potter. She and Arthur M. Soellner were married August... View Obituary & Service Information
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