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Dorothy M. Wendt

Dorothy M. Wendt

Died: Sunday, March 07, 2004
Age: 87
Dorothy M. Wendt, 87, died Sunday, March 7, 2004, in Sarasota, Fla.

Born on Feb. 2, 1917, in Antigo, Wis., to Oscar and Helen Baures, she graduated in 1938 from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago as a registered nurse.

Mrs. Wendt worked as a supervisor of nursing in obstetrics, a high school nurse at Grosse Pointe South (1964-1968) and Grosse Pointe North (1968-1970), and an industrial nurse.

She was a former member of Forest Lakes Country Club in Sarasota and the Sarasota Woman’s Club, a longtime member of Bass Lake Country Club in Wisconsin, where her father was a founding member, and a former member of the Grosse Pointe Faculty Wives.

Mrs. Wendt was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sarasota and Holy Family Catholic Church in Elcho, Wis.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Edwin Wendt; daughters M. Susan (Robert) Kay and Cathy Wallace (Dennis) Diemel; sister Honey (Lee) Tarter; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

She was predeceased by her brothers, Jack and Bob Baures; and her sister, Betty Nelson.

Burial will be in Wisconsin, and services and will be held in Wisconsin in June.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 18505 W. 12 Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48076 or Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.
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