Beatrice D. Wolfe, 86


Beatrice D. Wolfe, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at The Gardens of Hartford, at the age of 86 years, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Rubicon, on April 12, 1926, the daughter of Norbert and Adela (nee Loeck) Redlin.

Beatrice married Leslie E. Wolfe on June 28, 1946, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hartford. She was a lifetime member of Peace Lutheran. She and Les (of the famous Table 11) enjoyed polka dancing and polka music in their free time. Beatrice devoted her life to caring for and loving her children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Her memory will be cherished by them all.

Beatrice is preceded in death by her husband Leslie, sons David and Dean, and brothers Martin Redlin and Kenneth Redlin.

She is survived by her loving children Linda (Ken) Braun of Hartford, Richard (Ann) Wolfe of Juneau, Debra (Art) Schmid of West Bend, daughters-in-law Dianne Wolfe of Rubicon and Wonda Wolfe of Iron Ridge, her grandchildren Kyle (Teri) Braun, Darci (James) Boettcher, Gina (Tim) Hegy, Jay (April) Wolfe, Carla (Chad) Buelter, Jaime (Mark) Buelter, Erin (Dale) Fendt, Kayla (Kevin) Lang, Karmen Schmid, Chris Schmid, Karen (fiancÚ Peter Graf) Peters, Sheldon Peters, and Kaitlyn Lehnert, 18 great-grandchildren, sisters Julia (Art) Jackson of Hartford and Rachel Redlin of West Bend, and sisters-in-law Marion Redlin of Oconomowoc and Charlotte Redlin of Slinger.

The family would like to thank Dr. Patti Liethen, Debbie, the staff of The Gardens of Hartford and Gentiva Hospice of Milwaukee for their kindness and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Peace Lutheran Church, The Gardens of Hartford or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 15 from 5-7 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church. Funeral Service will follow at 7 p.m. at the Church. The Rev. Paul Waldschmidt will officiate. Interment Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family. www.berndt-ledesma.com.