Jean A. Wendt

Jean A. Wendt, 71, of Fond du Lac, died on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Hospice Home of Hope.

She was born on August 22, 1946, in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Hellwig and Dorothe Richardson Staehling. On January 28, 1967, she married Kenneth O. Wendt at Immanuel Lutheran in Waupun. She graduated from Waupun High School, Class of 1964. She was a member at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church for over 50 years.

Jean attended school and became a beautician and worked at Glamor Shop in Waupun and Fashionette in Fond du Lac. She later worked at Kohl’s and Jet Stream Car Wash. She enjoyed golf, spending time with family and her grandchildren, and was very artistic and enjoyed painting and arranging flowers.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Wendt of Fond du Lac, her daughter, Pamela Wendt of Hubertus, her son, Daniel (Sara) Wendt of Fond du Lac, four grandchildren: Delaney, Carter, Sophia and William; two brothers: Gerald (Marjo) Staehling of Mauston and John (Lois) Staehling of Waupun, her sister, Susan Kuzulka of Waupun, her brother and sister in laws: Janette (Phillip) Ruck of Waupun, Judith (Dale) Jefferson of Phoenix, AZ, Beverly Friess of North Fond du Lac, Diane (Steve) Strupp of Oakfield, and Joan Wendt of Fond du Lac, and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-laws, Arden Wendt, Gary Friess and Kurt Kuzlulka, her niece Karen DeBoer and her nephew Christopher Staehling.

VISITATION: Friends may call on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac, and from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church, 20 Wisconsin American Drive, Fond du Lac.

FUNERAL: Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church, with Rev. Tom Meyer officiating. Cremation will follow the traditional service.

Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family, 920-921-4420