Wilma Catherine Henkelmann, 94, peacefully entered the nearer presence of her Lord on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Born on March 5, 1928 in Edmonton, Alberta, she was the daughter of the late August and Elizabeth Stoltz. She attended nursing school in Wisconsin, but changed career paths before completion when she married the late Rev. Marvin Henkelmann. Together they served churches in Bethlehem, Allentown, Coopersburg and York (Pennsylvania), as well as Memorial Moravian Church, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and Covina Moravian Church, Covina California.
Survivors: Wilma will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Linda Gipson and husband Gary of Allentown, her son Wayne Henkelmann and wife Yvonne of Ocala, Florida, and her son Brian Henkelmann and wife Marika Kyriakos of Jonesboro, Arkansas; 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Wilma was preceded in death by her siblings Dorothy, Edith, Gertrude, Margaret, Marion, Mildred, and Gordon.
Services: A Memorial Service will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Calvary Moravian Church, 948 N. 21st Street Allentown, PA 18104. Wilma’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.
Contributions: Contributions may be made in honor of Wilma to the Good Samaritan Fund, Moravian Hall Square, 175 W. North Street, Nazareth, PA. 18064.