|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 2013|
Helen O. Wenzel, 88, of Rockdale, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in a Cameron Nursing Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, November 1, 2013, at Peace Lutheran Church in Rockdale. Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. (Oddfellows) Cemetery in Rockdale with Pastor Ed Truelson of Peace Lutheran Church, officiating. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home.
Helen was born in Bartlett, Texas, to the late Frank G. and Elizabeth M. Wolf. She was a 1942 graduate of Bartlett High School. Helen graduated from Scott & White Nursing School in 1945 as a Registered Nurse and was a member of Scott & White Nursing Alumni. She worked at Scott & White Hospital until 1949. On March 30, 1947, she and Floyd H. Brockenbush were married in St. John's Lutheran Church in Bartlett. Helen took a break from working to take care of her husband. She returned to work in 1957 at Richards Memorial Hospital until her retirement in 1986. Helen was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Rockdale and a member of Women of the Church. On December 19, 1967, she and George G. Wenzel were married in the Peace Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Floyd, on April 18, 1967; second husband, George, on March 8, 2002; a brother, William Wolf; and a grandson, Todd Alan Beason.
Survivors include her son, Floyd H. Brockenbush and wife, Kathleen, of Rockdale; daughters, Patricia Ann Thornton, of Carrollton, and Shirley Ruth Beason and husband, Curtis, of Sharp; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Edgar Wolf, of Bartlett, and David Wolf, of Holland, Texas; many other relatives and numerous friends. Y13
Floyd Hubert Brockenbush (1922 - 1967)
George C Wenzel (1913 - 2002)*
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Nov 16, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120385830