Inge, 94, was born Feb. 21, 1924 to Jakob and Helen Woog in Frankfurt, Germany. She grew up in the photography world. At 18, she ran her father’s business after he was drafted into the German Military. After the war, she married Glenn Haldeman, who was the Town Commander and a US Army Officer, on April 19, 1947, 2 years after meeting him in the Mayor’s Office. She was proud to be a naturalized US Citizen. Her hobbies included sewing, knitting, crocheting, and gardening.
Inge is survived by her children Larry Haldeman (Donna) and Patti Lemke; grandchildren Jeff Steller (Tammy), Kevin Haldeman (Paige), Melanie Haldeman (Mark Femling), Jenny Steller (fiancé Brad Haugsland); great-grandchildren Mya Steller and Lincoln Haldeman; 2 brothers Gunter Woog (Barb) and Manfred Woog (Ione). She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Glenn, and son-in-law Don Lemke.
As per Inge’s wishes, there will be a private Celebration of Life at a later date. Memorials may be made to Wausau Area Mobile Meals or Covenant Community Presbyterian Church.
The family wishes to thank Benedictine Living Community, Mountain Terrace and Aspirus Wausau Hospital for their excellent care.
Brainard Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. To share online memories and condolences, please visit brainardfuneral.com