Arlene E. Wohlman

Arlene E. Wohlman, age 89 of Hartington, NE died on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10:30 am at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with Rev. Owen Korte officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Sunday, at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington, from 2:00 – 5:00 pm with a vigil service at 4:00 pm. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services on Monday. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

Pallbearers will be Harlen Grosskop, Brett Mainquist, Ross Wortmann, Brandon Mainquist, Hunter Grosskop, Caleb Schnider and Burnell Herbolsheimer.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Steve & Patti Rokusek, Bob & Carol Hamilton, Donna Flom, Aleacia Herbolsheimer, Sue Kramer, Melissa Wortmann, Michelle Grosskop, Renae, Avery, Irelynn, Hailey and Danielle Mainquist.

Arlene was born the youngest of 10 children to Fred & Elizabeth (Goeden) Hoesing at her rural home in Menominee, NE on May 31, 1930. She attended grade school in Menominee, 2 years of high school at Mount Marty and 2 years at Holy Trinity graduating in May 1948. Arlene married Kenneth Wohlman on August 13, 1949 at Yankton, SD to this union were born 3 children: James, Mary, and Connie. Kenneth died May 11, 1988 at the age of 58.

Arlene worked several places — Holy Trinity Cafeteria and the last 30 years before retiring was spent at Food Town in Hartington. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington.

She enjoyed her flowers, gardening, baking and mending for her grandchildren. Her hobby was making quilts for family, friends, Norfolk Mission and the Orphan Grain Train. She loved her polka and country music. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially watching their ball games.

She is survived by her children, James (Donna) Wohlman, Mary Grosskop and Connie (Bill) Mainquist all of Hartington; grandchildren, Harlen (Michelle) Grosskop of Elkhorn, NE, Brett (Renae) Mainquist, Melissa (Ross) Wortmann of Hartington, Brandon Mainquist of Wayne, NE; great-grandsons, Hunter Grosskop, Caleb Schnider; great-granddaughters, Avery, Irelynn, Hailey, Danielle Mainquist; sister, Della Goeden and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Kenneth; son-in-law, Lou Grosskop; five brothers, Robert, Francis, Hilary, Clarence, Emery and infant brother; two sisters, St. Leonette, and Dorothy Kralicek; 3 brothers-in-law, and 4 sisters-in-law.

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5 response to "Arlene E. Wohlman"

  1. By: damian hoesing Posted: February 6, 2020

    Jim, Mary Beth, and Connie, I am sorry to hear about your mom’s passing away. She was a very sweet and loving aunt. Patty, the boys and I send our prayers to you during this sad time. Sincerely Damian Hoesing

  2. By: Rose Hoesing Brewer Posted: February 6, 2020

    So sorry to hear of Aunt Arlene’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. By: Denise Lammers Webbert Posted: February 7, 2020

    Connie, Mary Beth and Jim, So sorry for your mom’s passing. She has been a smiling face to so many people that have been a part of the Hartington community. May you find comfort in all the great memories you we’re able to share.
    Blessings to you all,

  4. By: NEAL J HOESING Posted: February 8, 2020

    The loss of Arlene will be felt by everyone who ever had contact with her. We still have her quilts and they will always remind us of her love for others. I personally have special memories of her. In many ways, Arlene was like her mother, Elizabeth, who we believe is an uncanonized saint. I am sure Arlene is visiting with her right now.

  5. By: Jo Francour Posted: February 11, 2020

    My deepest sympathy to all. I just watched the video and it warmed my heart! Many happy memories captured. May you all find peace in those wonderful times.

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