WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Bernadine Wenzel, 70, of Wessington Springs, died Tuesday, April 2, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church with the Rev. Martin Avery officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
She was born on Sept. 27, 1942, in Spencer to Bernard and Irene (Franey) Clark. She graduated from Spencer High School in 1960.
On January 31, 1961, she married Arthur Wenzel. She enjoyed looking up family history, knitting, cross stitching, embroidery and watching Lawrence Welk on television.
She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.
She is survived by her three sons, Arthur, Jr.,(Lisa) of Wessington Springs, Kevin (Jan) of Quinn, and Scott of Wessington Springs; two grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, and a step-great-granddaughter; two sisters, Joyce (Gary) Timm of Wolsey and Judy (Rodney) Krueger of Wessington Springs; one brother, David Clark of Wolsey, and a special friend, Evan Muller.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; and five brothers, Tom, Robert, Donald, Jim and Ronnie. For the complete article see the 04-04-2013 issue.
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