Orpha Wretling


Orpha Wretling, 90, wife of a Great Plains clergy member, born March 13, 1931; died Nov. 18, 2021.She spent 40 years as a registered nurse in various small hospitals and clinics in Kansas.   In 1976 she married the Rev. Charles E. Wretling in Hutchinson, Kansas. They blended a family of seven children with two still at home. Together, they continued to work in his vocation of Methodist ministry for about 20 years living in four small towns in central and western Kansas until they retired in 1992. Her husband died in December 2013.  She is survived by children Kathy (Jerry) Hinde, Mike (Jessie) LeRoy, Kristy (Mark) Moore, Karen (Fred) Westhusin, Chuck (Betty) Wretling, Dee Dannenberg and Mark (Sandra) Wretling; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.   A Celebration of life was held Nov. 22, 2021, at Hudson Community Church, Hudson, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Hudson Community Church or Kindred Hospice of Hutchinson. Online condolences may be made at www.minnischapel.net.