Edna Josephine Langenecker,
March 20, 1922 — July 25, 2016
Edna Josephine Langenecker (nee Wolf), 94, passed away at Wellington Place in Hartford on July 25, 2016. She was born to Paul and Genevieve (nee Benkler) Wolf on March 20, 1922. She married Gilbert Langenecker on Nov. 6, 1945 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Nenno, and together they had five children.
Edna was born and raised in the township of Addison. She attended Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School. Edna was employed at Amity Manufacturing Co. in West Bend and later at Broan-Nutone in Hartford. She was a member and past-president of Saints Peter and Paul Christian Women’s Society and a member of Resurrection Parish in Allenton. Edna enjoyed sewing and spending time in her flower garden. She especially loved being with her family and participating in their activities.
Edna is survived by her children, Donna (James) Kauper of Allenton, Diane (Robert) Klesmith of Kewaskum, Gary (Dorothy) Langenecker of West Bend and Walter (Julieann) Langenecker of Allenton; grandchildren, Christina (Gregory) Moratz, Steven (Jaime) Kauper, Rhonda (Scott) Prim, John (Jamie) Klesmith, Connie (Michael) Secord, Stacey (Justin) Henkel, Travis (Nicole) Langenecker, Heather (Randy Ehlers) Langenecker, Matthew (Randi Green) Langenecker and Paul Langenecker (Amy Cyra); and great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Samantha Kauper, Brandon and Abigail Prim, Anamarie and Jacob Klesmith, Colton, Garrett and Hunter Secord, and Paige Langenecker. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert; her daughter, Mary Ann; grandson, Adam Langenecker; granddaughter, Jodi Klesmith; sister, Priscilla (Harry) Rettler; brother, Ewald (Valeria) Wolf; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank and Irene Langenecker, Helen and Peter Bodden, Peter and Myra Langenecker, Genevieve and Sebastian Dietenberger, Rosella and Albert Kuechler, Joseph and Leona Langenecker, Philip and Annadel Langenecker, and Ann Langenecker; and parents-in-law, John and Mathilda Langenecker.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave. West Bend) with the Rev. Werner Wolf, O.F.M. Cap., presiding. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at The Phillip Funeral Home (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend). There will be a private family interment.
A special thank you to Gary and Dorothy for their years of care, and Wellington Place of Hartford and Serenity Hospice for their loving care and support.
Memorials are appreciated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (20875 Crossroads Circle, Suite 350, Waukesha, WI 53186).
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.