Bernice R. Wenzel, 96
Aug. 5, 1918 -- Feb. 4, 2015


Bernice R. Wenzel nee PundtBernice R. Wenzel “Bee” was born to Eternal Life at Clement Manor Nursing Home on February 4, 2015 at the age of 96 years. She was born in Belvidere, Illinois, on Aug. 5, 1918, the daughter of Arthur and Elsie (nee Ettner) Pundt.

Bee married Raymond “Roundy” Wenzel in 1944 at St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford. Together they operated the Hartford Club from 1947-76. They operated Hartford Harthaven Elderly Care Home from 1976-2006.

Bee was preceded in death by her loving husband, “Roundy,” in 2007. She is survived by her loving children, Nancy Furru of Blufton, South Carolina, Keith of West Bend and Brian of Greenfield; her precious grandchildren Fawn (Michael) Schwandt of Franklin and ElleAnna Wenzel of Greenfield; and her great-grandsons Landon and Hudson Schwandt.

Visitation is Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Kilian Catholic Church, 264 W. State St., Hartford, with a Mass of Resurrection to follow at 1 p.m. Interment St. Kilian Cemetery.

Memorials to the American Arthritis Foundation would be appreciated.

The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family; 262-673-4700 and www.berndt-ledesma.com.