1928 - 2015 Mary Ellen Bennett Wisrodt, 86, of Beaumont, died peacefully in her sleep Friday, July 3, 2015, at the Grace Care Center in Tomball. A long time resident of Beaumont, she was a graduate of Beaumont High and worked as Church Secretary at St. Mark's Episcopal Church for twenty-five years before moving to Crystal Beach, where she worked as a Medical Secretary for University of Texas Medical Branch before retiring with A.V., her loving husband of forty-seven years. Mary Ellen enjoyed reading anything she could get her hands on and cherished her time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Good or bad, Mary Ellen was always there for her family. She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Lyvers, of Houston; brother, Robert Bennett and his wife, Linda, of California; daughter, Martha Rienstra, of Katy; son-in-law, Alan Supple, of Round Top; daughter-in-law, Maria Wisrodt, of Houston; cousins, Ann Cook and Bill Menefee; granddaughters, Marianna Stivers and her husband, Vick; Mary Liz Gaasch and her husband, Bill; Meghan Encinias and her husband, Erik, and Katie Leviner and her husband, Zach; grandsons, Richard Rienstra, Jr. and his wife, Keri; Chris Rienstra and his wife, Amanda; and Hank Wisrodt, Jr. and his wife, Lauren; and fifteen great-grandchildren; as well as many other loving family members. Mary Ellen is preceded in death by her mother, Dolly Thames Bennett; brother, Earl Bennett; husband, August V. Wisrodt, Jr.; daughter, Elizabeth Supple; and sons, Henry Wisrodt and August Wisrodt III. A gathering of Mrs. Wisrodt's family and friends will began at 2:00 p.m., with her funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 680 Calder Avenue, Beaumont. Her interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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St Mark's Episcopal Church
680 Calder St
Beaumont, TX 77701
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on July 5, 2015