Anna C. Wortmann age 98 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the Arbor Care Center in Hartington, Nebraska.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with the Rev. Owen Korte and Rev. Dan Guenther officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Monday, at church, from 5-8:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation continues on Tuesday one hour prior to services. Arrangements are the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.
You may watch a live stream of the funeral at www.facebook.com/WintzRay/live
Pallbearers will be Dean Wortmann, Annie Stefanec, Michael Gard, Timothy Fleissner, Thomas Craig, Matt Wortmann, Wesley Wortmann, and John Craig. Honorary pallbearers will be Anna’s grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Anna Catherine was born on December 16, 1922 in Crofton, Nebraska to Ferdinand and Mary (Foxhoven) Guenther. She grew up in Crofton and then married Rudolph Joseph Wortmann on April 30, 1946 in Constance, Nebraska. She and Rudy lived in Bow Valley during their married life. Ten children were born to this union. They moved into Hartington in 1983. Rudolph died on January 18, 1999 at the age of 78 years.
Anna was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, the Christian Mothers, Catholic Daughters of America, Catholic Order of Foresters and the Legion of Mary. Anna did a lot of volunteering in town and at the school library.
Anna is survived by nine children and spouses Roger (Sherry) Wortmann of Hartington, Mary (Richard) Stefanec of Colorado Springs, CO, Louann (Gary) Gard of Chesapeake, VA, Dennis Wortmann of Coeur d’Alene, ID, Jolene (Robert) Fleissner of Omaha, NE, Rita (Joseph) Craig of Omaha, NE, Loren (MaryAnn) Wortmann of Hartington, Gerard “Gary” (Joan) Wortmann of Hartington, Carol (Tim) Craig of Nixa, MO; 40 grandchildren; 95 great grandchildren; one brother Albert (Janice) Guenther of Norfolk, NE; sisters-in-law Rose Guenther of Crofton, Marcie Guenther of South Sioux City, NE, Irene Wortmann of Hartington.
Preceding Anna in death were her parents, husband Rudolph; daughter Jean Marie; granddaughter Michelle Wortmann; four sisters Catherine (Ted) Dreismeier, Elizabeth (Victor) Hames, Mary (Toby) Steffen, Rosaline (Roman) Burbach; four brothers Fred “Fritz” (Madeline) Guenther, Joseph (Hilaria) Guenther, John (Ethel) Guenther, and Clarence Guenther.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Hartington Cedar Catholic High School.