Funeral Services were held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Salem Bible Church, Munich for Catherine “Katie” (Hooge) Wiens, 93 of Munich, who died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon.
Burial will be Rosehill Cemetery, rural Alsen.
Catherine was born in rural Henderson Township, rural Munich on June 11, 1923 the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Hooge. As a young girl, she accepted Christ into her life, was baptized and was active in the Rosehill Mennonite Brethren Church, until it closed in 1990. She later attended Salem Mennonite Church in Munich. Her education was received at Rosehill School as well as Bethany Bible Training School in Munich. On August 23, 1942, she married Edwin Wiens at Rosehill Mennonite church. They farmed near Munich, where they resided until 2000. They spent part of 25 winters in South Texas. They enjoyed the last seven of those years at the Bibleville Conference Grounds in Alamo, Texas. In 2000, they moved to Wheatland Estates in Langdon. Edwin died in May of 2002 at Maple Manor. She continued to live at Wheatland until July 2013 when she transferred to Maple Manor.
Catherine is survived by her loving family. Her children, son and daughter-in-law Allen and Arlys Wiens of Munich and daughter and son-in-law Sharon and Marlo Seibel of Wahpeton; grandchildren Trent (Michelle) Seibel, Fargo; Joel (Kaylee) Wiens, Farmington, Minn., Aaron (Carissa) Wiens, Rochester, Minn.; great grandchildren Hannah, Madison and Lilliana Seibel, Ethan, Emily and Ellie Wiens, Addison and Chloe Wiens and several nieces, nephews and their families.
Catherine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Edwin; brothers and sisters-in-law Henry and Ann, John and Orpha and Richard and Hilda Hooge; sisters and brothers-in-law Agnes Hooge, Luella and Dean Helms and Marie and Emmanuel Hodel.
Gilbertson Funeral Home of Devils Lake were in charge of arrangements.