Anna Marie Weindel of Wynne died Saturday, Jan. 28 in Conway. She was 87.
Anna was born in Pocahontas County, Iowa, on June 8, 1929, to Joseph and Mary (Sklenicka) Vavricka. She has been a resident of Wynne since 1959. She was a member of St. Peter Church in Wynne, and recently attended St. Joseph Church in Conway. Anna enjoyed her family, bread making and loved her garden and flowers. She loved all people, especially children. She loved to cook and can. She could feed an army or just a few. Her love for her God, family and friends was the guide for how she lived her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Vavricka, beloved husband, James (Jim) A. Weindel, infant daughter, Nancy Weindel, sisters, Albina Vavricka and Charlotte Glover and brothers, Frank Vavricka and Joe Vavricka.
She is survived by her sons, Tommy Weindel (Lynn) of Alexander, David Weindel (Joann) of Danville, Kenneth Weindel (Sissy) of Wynne, daughters, Virginia Lawson (Roger) of Conway, Mary Arnold (Kelly) of Arlington, Tenn., Treasa Massery (Antoine) of Vilonia, Judy Andrepont (Blaise) of Scranton, Susan Padgett (Danny) of Benton, Ky., brother, Jimmy Vavricka (Nancy) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Jan. 31 at Kernodle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter Church with burial in Cogbill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to St. Peter Church, 1695 Falls Blvd., Wynne, AR 72396 or to a charity of the donor's choice.
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