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In Loving Memory of
Sophie (Sue) Wendel

Sophie (Sue) Wendel (Krenicky) was born December 15th, 1921 in Madison, IL. She married Leonard John Wendel on June 19th, 1943. He preceded her in death in 1999. She was the last remaining daughter of Stephen and Teresa Krenicky (Sasak). She was preceded in death by her son, Leonard S. (Pam) Wendel. She is survived by her son Larry (Elaina) Wendel and her granddaughter, Laura Greene. She is also survived by her friend Maxine Christoff as well as many nieces and nephews. She was an avid bowler well into her eighties. A natural pragmatist, she baked goodies (banana bread) as gifts, tips, and treats for her family, friends, and community. The greatest generation has lost an amazing woman and a devoted Cardinals fan. She will be missed.

Visitation 10am- 11 am. Service time 11am at Holy Family Catholic Church Granite City Illinois on February 9, 2021.

Arrangements by Thomas Saksa Funeral Home 


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