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Denise Ann Woehrle

Denise Ann (Gazall) Woehrle of High Ridge, MO passed away September 9, 2022 at the age of 67. Denise was born on August 27, 1955 in St. Louis, MO to the late Ernest and Dorothy (Pleimann) Gazall.

She married her loving husband, Ronald Woehrle, in St. Louis, MO in 1975 and became the proud mother of Jennifer (Thomas) Tetrault, Kimberly (Gary) Vinyard, and Sharon (Philip Morales) Woehrle, and adoring grandmother of Emily Vinyard, John Vinyard, Avery Tetrault, and Sophia Morales.

Denise was a dear sister of Mary Knepper and William (Sherri) Gazall. Her legacy will be carried on and celebrated every day by the many people she lovingly impacted as a sister, in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend.

Denise saw the best in everyone and had a wonderful sense of humor. She enjoyed spending time with her husband, grandchildren, and close friends. Denise worked for the Northwest R-1 School District for 25 years as a lunch aide/assistant secretary and made many friends along the way.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Hawken House Hearth Room in Webster Groves, MO on Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Donations in her honor can be made to The American Kidney Fund. AKF is the nation’s leading kidney non-profit organization and Denise was a direct recipient of their services. American Kidney Fund




  1. Ginny pona on September 20, 2022 at 5:24 pm

    I’ve known and loved Denise for 48 years, I’ll miss her quick wit, and her friendship. ❤

  2. Susan Pleimann on September 24, 2022 at 1:20 pm

    I remember the day I met Denise it was over 30 yes ago she was so so happy John had gotten married. It was such a wonderful day. She always made me feel like family.

  3. Debbie Moynahan Viviano on September 24, 2022 at 2:20 pm

    Denise was such a nice girl, went to high school with her, always had a smile on her face.

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