Patricia M. Pfau WenzelPatricia M. Pfau Wenzel, age 81, of New Rockford, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND.
Patricia M. Pfau Wenzel
Patricia M. Pfau Wenzel, age 81, of New Rockford, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND.
Patricia Pfau Wenzel was born March 19, 1931, in Fargo, ND, the daughter of Floyd and Margaret (Winberg) Kraus. She grew up, attended school and raised a family in New Rockford.
On April 20, 1947, she was united in marriage to Leonard J. Pfau. They raised four children and co-owned and operated Pfau Bros. Auto Body. Leonard died on March 29, 1980. Patricia then married Les Wenzel on November 30, 1981 and he died on September 23, 1998.
She was employed as an abstractor at Surety Title Company in New Rockford for many years.
Patricia is survived by her four children, Leonard D. (Annie) Pfau, Chula Vista, CA, Sandy (Richard) O'Connor, New Rockford, ND, Jeff (MarJean) Pfau, New Rockford, ND and Michelle (Mike) Moen, Thompson, ND; two step-children, Miki (Pete) Schossberger, Pocatello, ID and Dick (Vicky) Wenzel, Tucson, AZ; five grandchildren, Ron (Karen) O'Connor, Sarah (Bill) Gjestvang, Cindy (Matt) Adamson, Travis (Jess) Pfau and John (Heather) Pfau; five great grandchildren, Bahia Gjestvang, Amelia Gjestvang, Connor Adamson, Owen Adamson, and Emerson Pfau; one sister, Joan (Tom) Bommersbach, Rapid City, SD; two step-sisters, Cheryl (Bruce) Gardella, Prescott, AZ and Diane Christy, CA.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Leonard J. Pfau and Leslie R. Wenzel and her parents, Margaret Olson and Floyd Kraus.
Visitation: 9 am - 7 pm, with a 7 pm Prayer Service, Sunday, May 6, at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND.
Funeral Service: 2:00 pm, Monday, May 7, at First Lutheran Church, New Rockford, ND.
Interment: Prairie Home Cemetery, New Rockford, ND.
On-line condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com