Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Complete Obituary
Irella Wente
  Irella C. Wente, 97, New Bremen, died March 4, 2014, at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen.
She was born Feb. 26, 1917, in Cranberry Prairie, to John and Loretta Reier Brockman. She married Raymond J. Wente on Nov. 8, 1941, in Cranberry Prairie, and he preceded her in death on June 14, 1996.
Survivors include her children, Betty Lou (Raymond) Beyke, Greenville, Lavern (Patricia) Wente, Minster, JoAnn (Larry) Derksen, Celina, Jerry (Patricia) Wente, Troy, Marvin (Cheryl) Wente, New Bremen, and Joyce (Randy) Burnett, Independence, Ky.; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a stepsister, Wilma Beyke, Celina; and a stepbrother, Mel (Agnes) Bertke, Coldwater.
She was preceded in death by a stepmother, Agnes (Bertke) Brockman, and a brother, Serinus (Rita) Brockman.
She was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, New Bremen, and the New Bremen Senior Citizens. She was a homemaker and a farmer's wife.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, the Rev. Tom Mannebach officiating. Burial will be in St. Augustine Cemetery, Minster.t
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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