Delores Pearl Wakerhauser

Delores Pearl Wakerhauser, age 87, of Newburgh, IN, formerly of Portage, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Friday, February 2, 2018, at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh.

She was born in Coleharbor, ND, to the late Gottlieb and Rosina Holzwarth Auck. Delores was loyal to her customers. Her great-granddaughter, Angelynn, was the love of her life.

Delores is survived by her daughters, Linda Christopherson of Newburgh, IN, and Rita Haase of Portage, WI; son, Larry Wakerhauser (Patti) of Montello, WI; daughters, Brenda Emerick of Austin, TX, and Letha Nance (James) of Dale, IN; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Caroline Rittman of Portage, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gottlieb and Rosina; daughter, Della; 2 sisters and 5 brothers.

At Delores’ request, there will be no service.

Our mother, may she rest in peace, was one of the strongest, hard-working, most stubborn and loving woman.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home is assisting the family.  



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)