Tristan Wenke

Tristan Nicole Wenke, 23, of Newkirk, Okla., formerly of Wichita and Arkansas City, died, along with her unborn child, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, the result of a car accident.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at the First Assembly of God Church in Arkansas City. Cremation will follow.

The family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory of Arkansas City.

In lieu of flowers, the family has established a gofundme page for funeral expenses. Contributions can be made at that site or at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at www.rindt-erdman.com.

Tristan was born Dec. 10, 1996, in Arkansas City, to Jerry Wenke and Cami Luetke. She was raised in Arkansas City and Oxford, attending local schools. She had worked as a manager at the Pizza Hut in the Delano District of Wichita before moving to Newkirk, Okla., to be close to family.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Survivors include her mother, Cami Luetke and partner, Robenie Marlar; siblings, Dakota Paschal, Brielle Horton and Raken Marlar, all of Newkirk, Okla.; grandmothers, Peggy Williams and Cathy Blenden, both of Arkansas City; grandfather, Jerry Wenke, of Hutchinson; great-grandmother, Betty Wenke, of Ellinwood; aunts and uncles, David Hernandez, Mandi Hernandez, Emily Wenke and Briana Wenke; cousins, Jacob, Jesse and Dalton Hernandez; niece, Emberlynn Paschal; and her beloved dog, Echo.

Recommended for you