Lucy H. Wenger

Written by Theresa Rose on June 9, 2015

A celebration of life for Lucy H. Wenger, 83 of Wayland will be 11:00 AM Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Eicher Mennonite Church in rural Wayland with Pastor Dave Schooley officiating. Burial will follow in the Eicher Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 AM Saturday at the Church. Beatty Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the Eicher Mennonite Church. Lucy H. Wenger passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Washington McCreedy Home.

Lucy H. Wenger was born February 27, 1932 in Wayland, Iowa the daughter of William and Mathilda (Hildebrand) Wenger. She was a member of the Eicher Mennonite Church. Lucy spent her life raising chickens on the farm, delivering eggs to the local communities of Wayland and Washington. When Lucy was no longer able to raise chickens, she continued to live on the farm until recently. Lucy also enjoyed her music and was able to play the piano or accordion just by hearing the music.

Survivors include her three nephews, Willis Kovar and wife Ginny of Colorado Springs, CO, Arthur Potratz and wife Ada of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Roger Potratz and Brenda Miller of Washington, Iowa. Three great nephews, Craig Potratz and wife Michelle of Keokuk, Iowa; Daniel Potratz of Arlington, Virginia, Joshua Potratz of Washington, Iowa, one great niece, Amy Hummel and husband Justin of Great Falls, Montana, one great great niece and two great great nephews, Elizabeth, Anthony and William Potratz of Keokuk, Iowa.

Preceding Lucy in death were her parents, an infant brother Herman, brother Roy Wenger, three sisters: Myrtle Harland, Ruth Kovar, Clara Potratz and three brothers-in-law: Lawrence Harland, Ned Kovar and William Potratz.