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Jean Marie Wendling

August 24, 1943 March 31, 2018
Jean Marie Wendling
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Obituary for Jean Marie Wendling

Age 74 of New Lothrop passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at her home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Homes New Lothrop Chapel on Tuesday, April 3 from 3:00 to 8:00pm with a Knights of Columbus Rosary prayed at 7:00pm, and also at the church on Wednesday from 10:00am until the service.

Jean was born on August 24, 1943 to John and Elizabeth (Helen) Kumpelis in Cadillac, MI. She graduated from New Lothrop High School. She married Don Wendling on May 18, 1963 at St. Michael's of Maple Grove.

After high school, Jean worked for Citizen Bank until she married. She volunteered for the Twin Township Ambulance for many years, and she was one of the founding members of the ambulance service in New Lothrop. She also helped open Layton Corners Auto Parts, where she worked with her sisters-in-law running a very successful business.

During her life, Jean enjoyed bowling and playing bingo. She loved going on vacation, and she especially loved supporting her grandchildren in all their sporting events and activities. Most of all, Jean loved being with and caring for her family.

Jean is survived by her husband of nearly 55 years, Don Wendling; her children, Laura (Mark) Birchmeier, Deborah (Robert) Dilts, and Allan (Dr. Lisa) Wendling; her grandchildren,  Dr. Jonathan (Chelsea) Birchmeier, Jennifer Birchmeier, Nolan Wendling, and Spencer Wendling; her brother, Paul (Janice) Kumpelis; and her sister, Patricia (Gerald) Birchmeier.

She is predeceased by her parents.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the wishes of the family.


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

3

Apr

3:00 PM 4/3/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/3/2018 8:00:00 PM
New Lothrop Chapel

9405 Butternut Street
New Lothrop, MI 48460

K of C Rosary at 7:00pm

New Lothrop Chapel
9405 Butternut Street New Lothrop 48460 MI
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

4

Apr

10:00 AM 4/4/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove

17994 Lincoln Rd.
New Lothrop, Michigan 48460

St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove
17994 Lincoln Rd. New Lothrop 48460 Michigan
United States

Service

Wednesday

4

Apr

11:00 AM 4/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove

17994 Lincoln Rd.
New Lothrop, Michigan 48460

St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove
17994 Lincoln Rd. New Lothrop 48460 Michigan
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Michael's Cemetery Final Resting Place

New Lothrop, MI 48460

New Lothrop 48460 MI
United States
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