Dolores M. ‘Dolly’ Wendtlandt, 83

A memorial gathering will be held today, Tuesday, March 5, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton, for Dolores M. "Dolly" Wendtlandt of Grafton.

Memorials to the charity of your choice are appreciated. Inurnment will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Grafton. Please visit to view the Dolores M. Wendtlandt video tribute or to send online condolences.

Dolly was born on Jan. 7, 1930, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Lloyd Kenneth Anadell and Ada Bertha (nee Timm) Anadell. She graduated from Rufus King High School, and later married James T. Wendtlandt on April 24, 1954, in Port Washington. Their marriage was blessed with four children, Jeri, Jack, James L. and Jeffrey.

Dolly and her husband moved to Grafton in 1961, and resided in the town of Grafton. She was an avid picture-taker, she enjoyed watching old westerns and she loved camping. She continued to camp, even after her husband passed away, in October of 1991.

Dolly passed away at the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton on March 1, 2013, at the age of 83.

Dolly is survived by her children, Jeri Bunnell, Jack (Donna) Wendtlandt, James (Donna) Wendtlandt and Jeffrey Wendtlandt; grandchildren, Jason and Joshua Bunnell; Jamie, Justin, Ashley, Lindsay and Jennifer Wendtlandt; and sister, Sharon (Dick) Malkowski. She is further survived by sisters-in-law, brothers-in- law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Dolly was preceded in death by her husband, parents and two sisters, Ehrma Borst and LaVerne Melsheimer.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family.