|Death: ||Oct. 22, 2012|
FORT WAYNE - Margaret E. Woenkhaus, 75, of Fort Wayne died Monday, October 22, 2012, at Heritage Park Assisted Living, Fort Wayne.
Born in Geneva, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Mable (nee Hurst) Ray. She grew up in Fort Wayne and graduated from North Side High School in 1955. She went on to marry Wilfried Woenkhaus in June of 1959.
She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, New Haven, and a former member of the Fort Wayne Sports Club Ladies Auxiliary. She retired in 1999 as a school bus driver for East Noble schools after 25 years.
"Our Margaret was a loving wife and mother, doting grandmother, and very proud great-grandma. She was a generous woman full of love, joy, and strength. She will be deeply missed."
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Wilfried; sons, Richard (Angie) Woenkhaus of Fort Wayne and David Woenkhaus of Gas City; grandchildren, Amanda (Mike) Leverton, Amy (Jon) Preston, Austin Rausch, Alex Woenkhaus, Brandon and Trevor Woenkhaus; great-grandchildren, Madeline Pinkham and Caleb Preston.
Funeral service is at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 25, 2012, at St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 S.R. 930 E., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Pastor David Williamson will officiate.
Calling is also from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 S.R. 930 E., New Haven. Burial is in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials are to Raynauds Association, 94 Mercer Ave., Hartsdale, NY 10530. To share online condolences please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Marion P. Ray (1909 - 1988)
Mable Marie Hurst Ray (1914 - 1989)
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Created by: Barbara Wolf
Record added: Oct 23, 2012
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