Hallie G. Wendorff, age 73, a resident of Manitowoc, entered eternal life on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center in Manitowoc.
Hallie was born on July 4, 1945 in Elmhurst, Illinois. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Krotke Besic. Hallie was a graduate of York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois with the class of 1963. She continued her education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in 1976. Hallie then furthered her education at Edwood College In Madison obtaining her Master’s Degree. On June 10, 1967 she married William L. Wendorff at Redeemer Ev. Lutheran Church in Elmhurst, Illinois. Jean owned and operated Wisconsin Certified Property Assessor for over 30 years. She was a member of First Lutheran Church where she was active with various committees. Hallie enjoyed reading, gardening, remodeling old homes, and attending shows at the Capital Civic Center.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years: William “Bill” Wendorff; two children: Jay (Lisa) Wendorff, Verona; Jennifer Minter, Mount Horeb; two grandsons: Kevin and Zachary Minter; one nephew: Gary Strangman; one brother-in-law: Eugene Strangman; along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Kathryn Strangman.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, December 10, 2018 at First Lutheran Church, 521 North 8th Street, Manitowoc. Officiating will be Rev. Judine Duerwaechter. Relatives and friends may call at First Lutheran Church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Following the funeral service cremation will take place at the Harrigan Parkside Crematory and Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial in Hallie’s name to Cancer Research Institute. Online condolences to the family may be sent to www. harriganparksidefuneralhome.com.
The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, North 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.