Posted: Tue 2:22 PM, Sep 10, 2013
Funeral Home: Schmidt & Schulta
Sandra M. Wendler, 65, Wittenberg, died Monday, September 9, 2013 at the Homme Home of Wittenberg under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
She was born on March 28, 1948 in Shawano, the daughter of the late Clayton Cotter and Sylvia (Jelinski) Cotter, Tigerton.
On February 12, 1972 Sandy was united in marriage to James R. Wendler in Tigerton. He preceded her in death on November 2, 1998.
Sandy and Jim farmed in the town of Wittenberg for many years. Sandy worked for a number of garbage disposal companies and thoroughly enjoyed her job. She enjoyed taking drives and socializing with family and friends but she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include three children, Scott (Tammy) Wendler, Wittenberg, Shelly (Ken Jensen) Kitsemble, Eland and Tonya (Scott) Kratz, Forest Junction; her mother, Sylvia Cotter, Tigerton; eight grandchildren, Danica, Erica, Jami, Sophia, Hunter, Chase, Katie and Rachel; two brothers, Norman (Sue) Cotter, Menomonee Falls and Tom Cotter, Tigerton; two brothers-in-law, Jack (Gloria) Wendler, Ripon and Joe (Shannon) Wendler, Wittenberg; one sister-in-law, Judy Roeder, Wittenberg and her mother-in-law, Jane Wendler, Wittenberg. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
In addition to her father and husband, Sandy was preceded in death by one brother, Dick Cotter; her son-in-law, Greg Kitsemble and father-in-law, Roland Wendler.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Friday, September 13, 2013 at Holy Family-St. William Catholic Church, Wittenberg. Rev. Patrick Lloyd will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Wittenberg. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4pm until 8pm and again on Friday from 10am until 10:45am all at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg. The family guestbook and condolences are available at schmidtschulta.com.