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Lorna Mae (Schlesener) Wendlandt

July 30, 1924 ~ May 19, 2018 (age 93)

HERINGTON - Lorna Wendlandt, was born July 30, 1924.  She departed this life on Saturday, May 19th, 2018, at the Herington Municipal Hospital.  She was the daughter of Robert Carl, Sr. and Selma Marie Magdline (Peters) Schlesener. She had two brothers, Robert, Jr., and Harlan (Charlie); and five sisters, Ruth, Selma Jean, LaVerda, Delores, and Sylvia.  Three of the siblings were young children at the time of their deaths.  Robert, Jr., was ten, Selma Jean was nine months, and LaVerda was two and a half years old.

Lorna was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  She graduated from Immanuel Lutheran Parochial School.  She worked seventeen years at the Lutheran Home nursing home as a CNA.  She was currently a member of the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.

She married Verdon Frank Wendlandt, April 4, 1946, at Manhattan, Kansas. They were the parents of Gloria, Keith, Kim, and nine years later came, Chelly.

Her husband preceded her in death on March 30, 1984.  She is also preceded in death by her brother,  Harlan Schlesener; two sisters, Delores Bucholz, Sylvia Aspegren; a son, Keith Wendlandt; two daughters, Gloria Wendlandt, Kim Smith; and her parents.

She is survived by a daughter, Chelly Falk and husband Harold (Pike); a sister, Ruth Bond of Hutchinson; sister-in-law, Margie Schlesener of Herington; five grandchildren, Kodi, Blaine, Natasha, Jason, Heather; and nine great grandchildren.

The family requests memorials to the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Herington; and may be sent in care of the Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington Chapel,  404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.


Donations may be made to:

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
c/o Zeiner Funeral Home, 404 S Broadway, Herington KS 67449
Tel: 1-785-258-2244


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