Martha “Martie” Elizabeth Wendolek, age 73, of Silver Lake, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Hutchinson Hospital surrounded by family. She was born in Ironwood, Michigan on October 30, 1946, the daughter of James and Ruth (Adado) Lupino.
On November 29, 1969 Martie Lupino and James Wendolek were joined in Holy Matrimony at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Delano. God blessed their marriage with three beautiful children.
Martie was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church and a member of the CCW.
Martie worked at Control Data, Silver Lake Bank, Starkey in Eden Prairie, and then the Hutchinson Hospital in the kitchen. After retirement, she enjoyed flowers, picking weeds, making dandelion salads, butterflies, family and friends. Her family was the most important thing in her life!
She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Ruth Lupino; parents-in-law, Don and Mary Wendolek; sisters, Toni Adado, Sandy Lupino; and sister-in-law, Susie Monahan.
Martie is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, James “Jim” Wendolek; children, Jason (Christy Eischens) Wendolek, David (Amy Tabbert) Wendolek, Jillaine (Brian) Lukes; grandchildren, Mackenzie (Jay), Mariah and Brody Wendolek, Alysha and Bradley Lukes; a great-grandbaby due in December; brothers, James (Deb) Lupino, Ted (Cheryl) Lupino; sisters, Mary O’Neill, Pam (John) Zobava; brother-in-law, Lee Monahan; and many other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 12:30 PM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.
Serving the family is Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake. 320-327-2417. www.mareshfuneralhome.com
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