Donnabell Wrede

October 11, 2018

Donnabell “Donna” Wrede, 73, of Liberty, Mo., passed away Sunday (Oct. 7, 2018) at St. Luke’s Hospice House, in Kansas City, Mo.

She was born Oct. 29, 1944, in Watseka, the daughter of Donald and Annabell (Breeding) Wienrank. Donna married Kenneth C. Wrede on Oct. 22, 1967 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Crescent City. He survives, of Liberty.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Dr. Darren and wife Dr. Kristin Wrede, of Maryville, Mo.; two grandsons, Parker and Logan Wrede, of Maryville; her parents, of Crescent City; one brother, Russell Wienrank, of Crescent City; and one sister-in-law, Lucy Wienrank, of Crescent City.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Larry Wienrank.

Mrs. Wrede was an active member of St. James Lutheran Church in Kansas City. She was very proud to work as a registered nurse throughout her life. She also was an avid shopper and enjoyed going to garage sales. Donna enjoyed traveling, especially to Branson, Mo. She loved her family unconditionally and was a proud “Mimi” to her two grandsons, Parker and Logan.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. An additional time for visitation will be from 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, until the 11 a.m. funeral services at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Crescent City, with the Rev. Joel Brown officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Crescent City.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family.

Please sign her online guestbook at knappfuneralhomes.com.


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