Lucille Wendorff, 89

Lucille Fanny Daisy Wendorff, 89, of Mayville passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011, at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 22 at 11 a.m. at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mayville with the Revs. James Mallmann and Matthew Shive officiating.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place in the St. John Cemetery in Mayville.

Lucille was born on Aug. 16, 1921, in Rubicon to Herman and Leona (nee Polster) Margelofsky. She was united in marriage to Earl A. Wendorff on March 27, 1943, in Mayville at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church and they enjoyed 67 wonderful years together. Lucille worked at Ryser Cheese and also helped farm with her husband Earl.

Lucille was a longtime member at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, where she volunteered at the church and school as a member of the Ladies Aid, Dorcas Society, and the Altar Guild. Lucille was also confirmed at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church on May 19, 1935, by Pastor Stoehr. She enjoyed playing Sheepshead. Lucille also liked to square dance with her husband Earl. She also loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lucille is survived by her children, Ken (Jo) Wendorff of Fond du Lac, Carol (Dennis) Burrows of Delavan, Tammy (Dan) Jommen of West Bend; two sisters, Evelyn Horst of Hartford and Erna Leigl of Horicon; one sister-in-law, Verda Margelofsky of Mayville; grandchildren Leslie (Yaw) Asare, Lynnan Osawa, William (Kelly) Wendorff, Nathan Burrows, Melissa Burrows, and Jackson Jommen; great-grandchildren Alexis, Olivia, and Isabella Asare, Ayano and Erena Osawa, Hadley, Eleanor and Raymond Huckleberry Wendorff.

She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Earl in 2010, her granddaughter Laurie, two brothers, Elmer and Wilbert Margelofsky; two brothers-in-law, Alex Leigl and Eddie Horst; and one sisterin-law, Verona Margelofsky.

Memorials may be directed to St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Mayville.

Koepsell Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Mayville is serving the family.

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