IN LOVING MEMORY OF
Avis Marie Wendel, daughter of Herbert and Fern (Gaylord) Rountree, was born October 29, 1930, in Norton, Kansas, and passed away at the Andbe Home in Norton on July 3, 2017, at the age of 86.
Marie grew up in Norton and attended the Norton schools, graduating from the Norton Community High School. On April 9, 1949, Marie and Maynard Wendel were united in marriage in Norton. They made their home in Phillipsburg, Kansas, for a short time before returning to Norton where Marie served as Deputy Clerk of the District Court for many years. Her husband, Maynard, passed away May 25, 1988. Marie continued to make her home in Norton where she was surrounded by friends and family.
Marie was a member of the Norton Christian Church.
Survivors include: two daughters, Patty Scheck, Great Bend, Kansas; Marcia (Leon) Shoemaker, Norton, Kansas; one son, Paul (Amy) Wendel, Olathe, Kansas; four grandsons, Wendelin and Cody Scheck, Charlie Shoemaker, and Jacob Wendel; four granddaughters, Jamie Sanders, Angie Knuth, Suzi Brooks, and Megan Wendel; 12 great-grandchildren, Hunter and Harley Scheck, Kody Sanders, Stephanie, Alec, and Riley Hager, Noah, Kellen, and Camryn Shoemaker, Serenity, Wesley, and Mia Brooks; one great-great-grandson, Jance Hilburn; one sister, Ruby Fuller, Longmont, Colorado; other relatives and friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one great-granddaughter, Ashlyn Brooks.
FUNERAL SERVICE – Friday, July 7, 2017—10:30 AM
PLACE – Enfield Funeral Home – 215 W. Main – Norton, KS
INTERMENT – Norton Cemetery – Norton, KS
MEMORIALS – Norton Public Library
FRIENDS MAY CALL – at the Enfield Funeral Home in Norton on
Thursday, July 6, 2017—5:00 PM until 7:00 PM