ANNABELLE A. WENNING, age 93,
of New Bremen, Ohio, died at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at the Grande Lake Healthcare Center in St. Marys where she had been a resident for the past 2 ½ years. She was born on October 7, 1927 near New Bremen. She was the daughter of the late Erney H.W. and Elenora (Dammeyer) Koeper. On February 15, 1947, she married Lavern B. Wenning who died on June 6, 2008. Annabelle is survived by her grandsons, Steven and Jodi Wenning of Celina and Craig and Melissa Wenning of New Bremen, her daughter in law Linda Wenning of Celina and six great grandchildren. Preceding her in death was her son David Wenning as well as her sister Rosemary C. Heitkamp.
Annabelle was a lifelong member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen where she was active with the Ladies Capsule, the Satellite “C” and served as the chairperson for the funeral lunch committee for many many years. She truly loved her grandchildren, visiting for hours with her many friends and playing cards in several card clubs.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 10:30 A.M. at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen with the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Inurnment will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 18, 2021 from 1 until 3 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and on Monday, one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions in Annabelle’s name may be made to the Church Memorial Fund or to the New Bremen Fire Foundation, 214 N. Washington St., New Bremen, OH 45869. Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen has been entrusted with the arrangements, and online condolences to the family can be left on the funeral home website at www.gilberghartwigfh.com.