|Marilyn J. Wendland|
|October 11, 1927 - December 17, 2010|
|Rock Island, Illinois|
|Visitation: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday December 19, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, Ill.|
|Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday December 20, 2010 at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 2324 18th Ave., Rock Island, Ill.|
|Interment: Monday December 20, 2010 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island, Ill. |
|Marilyn J. Wendland, 83, of Rock Island, died Friday, December 17, 2010 at Trinity Rock Island.|
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, Rock Island. Burial is at Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation is 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church or to Pathway Hospice.
Marilyn Wright was born on October 11, 1927 in Rock Island, the daughter of Earl and Edythe Anderson Wright. She married Paul L. “Lefty” Wendland on August 10, 1952 in Rock Island. He died December 3, 2004.
She was a member of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church and longtime member of the Rock Island/Milan Booster Club. In early years, she was a member of the Junior Women’s Club of Rock Island. Marilyn loved Rock Island High School Sports and was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Survivors include her children (and spouses), Cynthia King, Beaverton, Or., Geri (Dick) Mosenfelder, Rock Island, Jody (Jack) Leiby, Rock Island, Mike Wendland, Rock Island, Jeff (Jennifer) Wendland, Rock Island and Kelley (Glen) Fisher, Sun City, Az.; 20 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lefty; granddaughter, Jennifer Leiby; and brothers, Raymond Connelly, Leslie Wright and William Wright.
May God be with your family. She is now with Lefty. I will miss her Chocolate Chip cookies that she brought to me at Rocky High School games.
-- Joanne France-Silas
Jeff and Jennifer and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I know that time will heal and memories will be cherished.
-- Jan (Bartels) Irwin
I truly loved both your folks! Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all. You have our deepest sympathies!
With Love, The Moyes Family
-- John Moyes and Family
Jody please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
-- Cathy and Jim Bizarri
We were so blessed to have had the Wendland family come into our lives. We miss Marilyn terribly already. Your loss is great and we know that God will get you through this rough tough time of sorrow. May your memories get you through. Love & Prayers, Kerry & Stan
-- Kerry & Stan Hafner
I'm so sorry for your loss. I ran into Lori yesterday, and she told me. I know exactly how you feel. Call any time, we are thinking of you.
Ellen and Dino
-- Ellen Tsagaris
Sorry for the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with your families in this time of need.
-- Judy Hartwig Johnson
We are so sorry. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family. May the good Lord comfort you in this difficult time.
-- Randy & Fay Requet
Miss you so much, Mom. Still hear you sweet voice and your laughter in the wind.
-- Cynthia King