Oct. 27, 1931 - Sept. 15, 2012
Louise passed away Saturday, September 15, 2012, in Redmond, OR.
Louise was born in Eugene, Oregon, and was the daughter of Martha and James Baker. She attended St. Mary's, Eugene High School and U. of O. She spent much of her time in her youth enjoying horses and spending summers at the family ranch on Kiger Island in Corvallis, OR.
She moved to Powell Butte with her husband in 1989, and built their retirement home.
She enjoyed bowling on leagues and doing volunteer work at the Prineville Senior Center. They traveled throughout the United States and enjoyed entertaining friends and family during the summers in Central Oregon .
She is survived by her husband, Ben Wenrich, daughter, Charlotte Holland of Prineville, OR, son, Bruce Abbott of Springfield, OR, Fritz Wenrich of Creswell OR, Sharon Wenrich of Las Cruces, NM, Nita Belles of Bend, OR; granddaughters, Georji Brown of Coeur d'Alene, ID, Kara Wenrich of Los Angeles, CA, Trista Wenrich of Las Cruces, NM; grandsons, Andy Belles of San Diego, CA, Jeremy Wenrich of Portland, OR; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 21, at 11:00 a.m., at Autumn Funeral Home in Redmond, OR. Memorial contributions may be made to Redmond Hospice or the American Cancer Society. The family would like to thank Hospice for the care and love they offered her and the family during her passing. She was loved and will be forever in our hearts and missed by her family and friends so very much.
Please visit www.autumnfunerals.org to leave an online condolence for the family.
Louise B. Wenrich