Lucille Wendt

Obituary of Lucille Elizabeth Wendt

Lucille Elizabeth Wendt Passed away peacefully February 1, 2010 at age 85. �Beloved wife of the late William Wendt. �Loving mother of Frank and Sherri Rath. Dearest Granny to Gregory and Laura. Lucille was born August 29, 1924 in Jefferson Wisconsin, the daughter of John and Edeltraud Popp. Lucille was born August 29, 1924 in Jefferson Wisconsin, the daughter of John and Edeltraud Popp. Loved by sisters Hyacinth, Lorraine, Irene and Marie, brothers Bernard, Raymond and Earl, and brother and sister in law Ernest and Lorraine Baneck. She will be missed dearly by Gregory's special love Kori and son Aiden, Laura's special friend Davion, many nieces, nephews, family and friends Lucille graduated in 1942 from Jefferson High School. She fell in love and married John Rath on May 20, 1944. Raising their son, buying a home and happy with life's little pleasures. Not many have two great loves but, after John's death in 1965 she married William Wendt on October 25, 1969. They enjoyed many happy years together dancing, playing cards and eating out. Lucille worked at Ft Atkinson hospital until her retirement. She loved gardening, sewing, attending her grandchildren's sporting events and travel with her family. She was an avid Packer, Badger and Brewer fan, listening to games on her radio. Lucille's family extends heartfelt thanks to relatives, friends and neighbors whom enabled her to live a full life. Thanks to Wellington Meadows and Hospice for comforting her in the last weeks and months. Lucille was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Parish, Fort Atkinson, WI where visitation will be on Saturday, February 6, 2010 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Followed by a funeral Mass at 11:00 am with Father Jay Poster celebrating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Fort Atkinson. Memorials appreciated to Catholic Charities or Rainbow Hospice of Jefferson County. The Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson is assisting the family,
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