Ruth Anne Wendlandt, age 78, of Gaylord, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington.
Funeral Service will be Friday, May 10, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Gaylord.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
Ruth Anne Wendlandt was born on March 28, 1941, in Gaylord, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Alfred and Elise (Uecker) Meyer. Ruth Anne was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth, both at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord. She received her education at Immanuel Lutheran Parochial School in Gaylord and was a graduate of the Gaylord High School Class of 1959.
On April 17, 1959, Ruth Anne was united in marriage to Harlan Wendlandt at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord. After their marriage, the couple farmed in Transit Township. Ruth Anne was a loving mother and homemaker. Ruth Anne and Harlan were blessed with four children. The couple shared 60 years of marriage.
Ruth Anne was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop and the Ladies Guild.
Ruth enjoyed traveling to all the states, site seeing, reading, family tree, history, going to the casino, Concertina, Accordion, old time music, she like the organ played loud, singing, vacationing and driving the tractor in the fall. Ruth Anne cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Ruth Anne passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Arlington at the age of 78 years. Blessed be her memory.
Ruth Anne is survived by her:
Husband, Harlan Wendlandt of Gaylord, MN;
Children, Timothy Wendlandt and his wife, Marla of Hutchinson, MN,
Vicki Frauendienst and her husband, Randy of Nicollet, MN,
Wendy Wessel and her husband, Bill of Sauk Centre, MN,
Brent Wendlandt and his wife, Tasha of Brownton, MN;
Grandchildren, Jason (Abbey Leach) Wendlandt of Chaska, MN, Chelsea (Shawn) Bertram of Sauk Centre, MN, Tressa (Matthew) Clarke of Sioux Falls, SD, Jack Peterson of Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchel (Trista) Frauendienst, Nicole Beyer, Jamie (Sean Beaudry) Frauendienst, Sara (Brandon) Giefer, Christopher Wendlandt, Sapphire Wendlandt, Tyler (Brittany) Tidwell, Stephanie Wessel of St. Augusta, MN, Ryan (Miranda Harnick) Wessel of Sauk Centre, MN, Britney (Dan) Schlopkol of Starbuck, MN, Samantha Wessel of Sauk Centre, MN, Derick Wessel of Sauk Centre, MN;
Great Grandchildren, Eli Bertram, Eddie Bertram, Ellis Clarke, Mya Frauendienst, Wyatt Frauendienst, Mason Frauendienst, Charlie Frauendienst, Sadie Beyer, Myles Roethler, Malachi Roethler, Maverick Frauendienst, Noah Beaudry, Isaac Beaudry, Zada Beaudry, Hunter Giefer, Josiah Tidwell, Neveah Tidwell, Jocelyn Wessel, Ryker Wessel, Winston Wessel, Philip Schlopkol, Henry Schlopkol, Baby Schlopkol due any day;
Brother, Paul and Diana Meyer of Gaylord, MN;
Sister-In-Law, Gloria Mielke;
Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ruth Anne was preceded in death by her Parents, Alfred and Elsie Meyer; Father-In-Law and Mother-In-Law, Herbert and Ella Wendlandt; Brother-In-Law, Lester Mielke.