Kathleen Wenisch

Kathleen Wenisch


Kathleen Wenisch, age 81, of Springfield died on February 12, 2023, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton. 

Visitation will be on Monday, February 20, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. with family prayers at 10:15 a.m. at the St. Raphael Catholic Church, Springfield, MN. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Raphael Catholic Church, on Monday, February 20, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. 

The clergy will be Father Garrett Ahlers. Interment will be at the St. Raphael's Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Kathleen Eleanor Wenisch was born to Al and Irene (Eckstein) Sellner on November 17, 1941, in Brown County, MN. On November 4, 1959, Kathleen married Kenneth Wenisch at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. Kathleen was an active farm wife with Ken as they farmed in Brookville Township. She was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church. Kathleen enjoyed her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed playing cards, going to Jackpot, and going out to coffee and meals with friends.

She is survived by her children Thomas (Joan) Wenisch of Longville, Kevin Wenisch (Sharon Sehr) of Springfield, Janice (Tim) Schwanke of Springfield, and Paul (DeeDee) Wenisch of Morton; 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, sister Alice Pietz, and step-sister Marlys Zupfer. Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents, husband Kenneth, grandson Patrick Wenisch, and brother-in-law Jim Pietz.

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