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Reburta Rae Wenzl

July 14, 1932 — April 21, 2018

Reburta R. Wenzl, 85, of Grand Island, died Saturday April 21, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society in Grand Island. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday April 28, 2018 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Grand Island with the Reverend Sheri Lodel officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday April 27, 2018 at the Apfel Funeral Home Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Calvary Lutheran Church. Apfel Funeral Home is caring for the family.

Reburta was born July 14, 1932, in Peabody, Kansas the daughter of Walter Jake and Helen Pearl Sattler. She grew up in the Peabody, Kansas area where she attended school, graduating high school in the class of 1950. She was united in marriage to Robert G. Wenzl on February 20, 1965. They made their home in Grand Island and in their later years also lived in Gold Canyon, AZ. Reburta enjoyed their involvement and trips with Nebraska Motor Carriers, Beaver Motor Coach Club and following the Nebraska Huskers. She was a charter member of Calvary Lutheran Church along with being a member of the Saddle Club, Eagles Club, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Platt Duetsche.

Those left to cherish her memory include: her children, Pam (Rick) Farber, Rebecca Manchester-Weber, Sherry (Dan) Johnson, Kathy Wortman, Bill (Tara) Wenzl, Bob (Jan) Wenzl; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Edward (Glenna) Sattler.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert, brother Corval Sattler, and son-in-law, Kenneth Weber.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

6:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Apfel Funeral Home - Grand Island

1123 West 2nd Street, Grand Island, NE 68801

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

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