Judith A. "Judy" Wendel, 74, Coldwater, Ohio, died on January 16, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, Ohio. She was born July 19, 1939, in Piqua, OH, to the late Maurice Chrowl and the late Irene Mikolajewski. On September 1, 1962, she married the late Frederick J. "Fritz" Wendel, who died March 9, 1982.
Surviving are 3 daughters - Susan (Raymond) Nichols of Portland, IN, Jane Romack of Celina, OH, and Julie Terral of Celina, OH; 2 sons - Michael Wendel of Coldwater, OH, and Edward Wendel of Coldwater, OH; in-laws - Nancy Wendel of Fort Recovery, OH, Janice (Leonard) Wendel of Saratoga, IN, Bernice Wendel of Coldwater, OH, Jim (Veronica) Conlin of Hamilton, OH, and Rosemary Wendel of FL.
Deceased are in-laws, Cy Wendel, Viet Wendel, Doris Wendel, Kate Wendel, Andy Wendel, Charles Wendel, Vic Muhlenkamp, Agnes Muhlenkamp, and Art Wendel.
She was a 1957 graduate of the former Piqua High School, Piqua, Ohio.
She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Fort Recovery and American Legion Auxiliary, Coldwater, Ohio. She was also a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, Ohio and a former member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, Ohio. She enjoyed spending time with family, watching the Cincinnati Reds and was an avid Dachshund figurine collector.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am Monday, January 20, 2013 at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, Ohio, the Fr. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial will follow at St. Marys Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 2:00 pm-6:00 pm Sunday and 9:00 am-10:00 am Monday at Brockman - Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, Ohio.
Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.