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In Memory of

Betty F. Wendel

April 25, 1921 - January 7, 2018

Obituary


Betty Wendel, 96, of Fort Collins, died Sunday, January 7, 2018 at The Suites of Fort Collins. She was born on April 25, 1921 in Hamilton, Ohio to Herman and Rachel Faber.

Betty grew up in the Hamilton area. After high school, where she was Valedictorian of her graduating class, she attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees at Miami University in education.

On December 14, 1946, Betty married Art Wendel in Oxford. They lived in South Bend, Indiana and raised their...

Betty Wendel, 96, of Fort Collins, died Sunday, January 7, 2018 at The Suites of Fort Collins. She was born on April 25, 1921 in Hamilton, Ohio to Herman and Rachel Faber.

Betty grew up in the Hamilton area. After high school, where she was Valedictorian of her graduating class, she attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees at Miami University in education.

On December 14, 1946, Betty married Art Wendel in Oxford. They lived in South Bend, Indiana and raised their family until 1974, when they moved to Fort Collins. Art died on January 5, 1998.

Betty was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Fort Collins. She was also a member of Questers International, Rock Hounds and Friends of the Water Works, Fort Collins.

After her education, Betty taught 3rd and 4th grades in Oxford, El Paso, Texas, during WWII, and South Bend, Indiana for numerous years. Betty was a substitute teacher in Fort Collins for a number of years.

Betty loved reading and listening to classical music. She enjoyed traveling in her retirement years and enjoyed football and baseball.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Margaret Mantle (Ray) of La Salle; three sons, Dan Wendel and Ed Wendel both of Fort Collins and Robert Wendel (Laura) of San Leon, Texas; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband and two sons, Mark Wendel and Roger Wendel.

Private family services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80634.