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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Winda J. Wenzel

  • Winda J. Wenzel, age 62 of Shawneetown, died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the Ridgway Nursing and Rehab Center.
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  • Winda J. Wenzel, age 62 of Shawneetown, died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the Ridgway Nursing and Rehab Center.
    Winda was born in Mississippi on Jan. 27, 1952, to Lester and Winnie (Ray) Betts. In 1976 she married Michael “Mick” Wenzel. She was the administrator of the Warren House in Shawneetown until retiring this past January. Winda loved flowers, sewing and quilting, dancing, but mostly taking care of people. She lived her life helping others that needed or could not help themselves. She was a kind soul with a beautiful smile and and will be missed.
    Winda is survived by her husband, Mick Wenzel of Shawneetown; her mother, Winnie Betts of Shawneetown; a sister, Donna Hubbs of Shawneetown; a brother Lester Betts Jr. of Texas; a very special friend, Lisa Smith; and was also known as MiMi by Mary Kate Pierce and her daughter, Ava, who she was very close to.
    She was pre-deceased by her father, Lester Betts; a sister, Mary Ann Betts; and a brother, Robert Betts.
    Visitation for Winda will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown. Her funeral will also be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Michael Rushing officiating. She will then be laid to rest in Westwood Cemetery in Shawneetown.
    You may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com
     
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