Marie I. Langenecker, 93


Marie I. Langenecker (nee Volm) was reunited with her beloved husband, Roman, on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the age of (Sarah) Adjemian. She is further survived by a brother-in-law, Clem (Rosella) Langenecker; two sisters-in-law, Beulah Zingsheim and Mildred (Albert) Wolf; and many nieces and nephews, other 93. Marie was born June 9, 1920, in the town of Wayne to the late Mathias and Mary (nee Mueller) Volm. On Sept. 1, 1945, Marie was united in marriage to Roman L. Langenecker at St. Bridget Catholic Church in the town of Wayne.

Marie was a very active member of Resurrection Catholic Church (formerly Sacred Heart Catholic Church) where she was a member of the Christian Mothers Society. She was also a Meals on Wheels volunteer in Allenton.

Marie was a devoted homemaker and farm girl at heart. She enjoyed her flowers, gardening, cooking, canning, baking and crocheting. Marie was an avid bingo player and, along with Roman, enjoyed dancing with their Polka dance club.

She was the loving mother of Ken (Donna Waddell) Langenecker of Fall River, Pat (Russ) Kirkpatrick of West Bend, Gene (special friend Julie Smerling) Langenecker of Oshkosh, Jim Langenecker of Kohlsville; and cherished her grandson, Robert relatives and friends.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roman; a sister, Anna Ullrich; and two brothers, Carl Volm and Sylvester Volm.

A Mass of Christian Burial in remembrance of Marie will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at noon at the Resurrection Catholic Church (215 Main St.) Allenton. The Rev. Richard Stoffel will officiate and burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass.

Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Foundation are appreciated by the family, but flowers are also welcome.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the caring staff of Hope Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lomira.

Myrhum ~ Patten Funeral Home, West Bend, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.