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Martha H. Wenning

July 16, 1938 — February 4, 2023

Martha H. Wenning, 84, of Covington, TN, passed into eternal life at 10:20 pm Saturday, February 4, 2023, surrounded by her family at her daughter’s house in Greentown, IN. She was born July 16, 1938, in Indianapolis, IN. After losing both parents at an early age, she moved to Napoleon, IN, where her uncle, Fr. Cornelius Hall, and his housekeeper Marita Skill, cared for her. On September 27, 1958, in Greenwood, IN., she married Herbert Wenning from Millhousen, IN. Martha was a 1956 graduate of Oldenburg Academy in Oldenburg, IN. She retired from World Color Press after 20 years of service. Martha was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and Friends of the Poor, and was very faithful to the Blessed Mother, praying her rosary every single day. She was a member of a local exercise club and card club. Martha was an avid I.U. basketball fan, U. T. baseball fan, loved the USA Flag and what it stood for, enjoyed baking, and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events. Martha is survived by her children, Donna (Jeff) Meyer, Bryan (Patricia) Wenning, Nita (Darrin Purcell) McLean, Anne (Aubrey) Delashmit, and Christine Martin; grandchildren, Christopher (Kate) Meyer, Amanda Clifford, Hayley (Mike) Tweed, Hannah (John) Parlon, Justin (Heidi) McLean, John (Taylor) Delashmit, Gunter (Heidi) Delashmit, Christian Delashmit, and Connor Martin; and 22 great-grandchildren. Proceeding Martha in death were her husband, Herbert; her biological parents; uncle Fr. Cornelius Hall; Marita Skill; grandson, Colt McLean, and sister, Judy Mozzer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am Friday, February 17, 2023, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church of Covington, with Fr. Rob Ballman as the celebrant. Friends may visit with the family from 10 am until 10:30 am, with the rosary to begin at 10:30 until service time. Interment in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery will follow the funeral mass. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Martha’s memory may be made to St. Alphonsus Church or Friends of the Poor, P. O. Box 430, Covington, TN 38019, or St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1204 N Armstrong St, Kokomo, IN 46901, to go towards the Eucharistic Adoration Chapel.
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