Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
Irene Borgerding Woeste
Irene S. Borgerding Woeste, 62, Coldwater, died at 5:45 a.m. Nov. 7, 2011, at her home.
She was born Feb. 6, 1949, in Mercer County, to John and Lillian Homan Fleck. On June 23, 1973, she married Raphael "Rafe" Borgerding, who died March 26, 1996. On Nov. 8, 2003, she married Carl Woeste, who survives in Coldwater.
Surviving are four children, Sandra (Dale) Bertke, St. Henry, Rebecca (Jim) Ungruhn, Maria Stein, Ron (Lisa) Borgerding, Huntsville, and Cory Borgerding, Burkettsville; two stepchildren, Jill Woeste, Mason, and Lynn (Mike) Carpenter, Lima; eight siblings, Carolyn (Jim) Kohlrieser, Carthagena, Paul (Carol) Fleck, St. Sebastian, Mark (Jane) Fleck, St. Sebastian, Alice (Hank) Kaiser, St. Sebastian, Wilma (Dan) Timmerman, Fort Recovery, George (Mary Lynn) Fleck, Duluth, Ga., Johnny (Linda) Fleck, Minster, and Jim (Pam) Fleck, Chickasaw; parents-in-law, Bill and Mary Woeste, Coldwater; in-laws, Bernice (Dale) Klosterman, Celina, Janice Borgerding, St. Henry, Nettie Borgerding, Dayton, Bob (Joe) Albers, North Star, Bob (Betty) Meiring, New Bremen, Ken (Lin) Woeste, Celina, Paul (Yoli) Woeste, Coldwater, and Ron (Lori) Woeste, Coldwater; and 14 grandchildren.
Deceased are in-laws, Bob Link, Shirley Fleck, Joe Borgerding, John Borgerding, Barb Albers and Vivian Meiring, and a grandson.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the St. Bernard Ladies Sodality in Burkettsville. She was a member of the Celina Eagles Auxiliary.
She was employed in the office at Francis Furniture, Celina. She was a longtime town clerk in Burkettsville.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville, the Rev. Benedict Magabe officiating. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-9:40 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.