In Memoriam : Barbara Wendell

Barbara Wendell Barbara Wendell - age: 76
(March 04, 1941 to November 17, 2017 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
A Memorial Service will be held at a future date

Barbara Wendell, age 76, of Benton, passed away at 12:37 p.m. Friday, November 17, 2017, at Helia Healthcare of Benton.

Mrs. Wendell's wishes were to be cremated. A Memorial service will be held at a future date. Cremation services are under the direction of the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Barbara was born on March 4, 1941 in Chicago, the daughter of Edward Dohr and Florence (Pankow) Dohr. She married Donald R. Wendell on October 22, 1960, and he survives.

Mrs. Wendell was a fulltime homemaker, and she was an avid collector. She enjoyed collecting Angels and Native American collectibles.

Barbara is survived by, her loving husband of fifty-seven years, Donald R. Wendell, of Benton; a daughter Audra Motter (Larry Keating) of Ingleside, IL; a granddaughter Krystle Motter of Round Lake, IL; a great-granddaughter Regan Starnes; a brother Raymond Dohr of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Allen Dohr; and a sister-in-law: Marilyn Dohr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123.

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Love and hugs to her family.may they find peace. Love Carmi

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