10:30 a.m. Monday, September 10 at San Jose United
Rachel M. Woll, 92, of Morton,
formerly of San Jose, passed away Saturday, April
21, 2018 at UnityPoint Health in Pekin.
She was born October 31, 1925 in Hartsburg to Nanke
and Bertha (Arnold) Rademaker. She married Jeane
Woll on June 5, 1949 in Emden, IL. He preceded her
in death on December 3, 2013. Her parents; brothers
Walter, Arnold, and Ralph; a sister, Ruth; grandson,
Jesse; and daughter-in law, Bonita (Bunny) also
preceded her in death.
Surviving are her four children, Peggy (Grant)
Golden of Pekin, Dennis Woll of Green Valley, Bruce
(Val) Woll of Pekin, and Brad (Tena) Woll of San
Jose; one sister, Josephine Rorabaugh of Liberal,
KS; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Rademaker of Emden;
six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many
nieces and nephews.
Rachel worked for the family business, Truman Woll &
Sons, until retiring. She was raised in the Lutheran
faith but became active in the San Jose United
Methodist Church after marriage. She taught Sunday
school for many years, served as president of
Methodist Women, worked with youth, and served on
various committees. She donated many gallons of
blood to the American Red Cross and was an Emergency
Communications for Servicemen volunteer. Rachel was
a long term member of the American Legion Women’s
Auxiliary and past president of the San Jose Woman’s
Club. She also served as a township official, Cub
Scout and Girl Scout leader and on the Election
Cremation will be accorded and a memorial service
will be held at a later date. Schmidt-Haller Burial
and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to San Jose United Methodist
Church or St. Jude- Midwest Affiliate.