Reinhilde Hartmann Wendel

PERRYSBURG, NY – Reinhilde H. Wendel, age 60, of North Road, Perrysburg passed away unexpectedly early Friday morning, Dec. 20, 2013.

Born Reinhilde Hartmann Feb. 21, 1953 in Aachen, Germany, the daughter of Theodore and Gertrude Hartmann.

Reinie married Karl Teddy Wendel in Cassadaga, NY on July 9, 1988. Teddy survives.

Prior to moving to Western New York, Reinie was a nurse’s aide. She worked for various health facilities in the Escondido, California area.

Besides her husband of 25 years, Reinie is survived by a brother Paul Hartmann of Germany; her mother-in-law, Carol (Robert) Abell of Cassadaga; brother-in-law Douglas (Vangie Webber) Wendel of Perrysburg; sister-in-law Kari Wendel of Mayville; and niece, Kayla Wendel, also of Mayville.

Reinie was preceded in death by her parents, brother and sisters in Germany along with her father-in-law, Karl T. Wendel.

Friends may call at the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME, 44 Center St., Gowanda (716) 532-4200 from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday Dec. 23, 2013. A Service will be held at the close of calling hours Monday at 7p.m.