Fillmore --- Richard L. Wendland, a former resident of Fillmore, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 with his son by his side. He was born on October 28, 1929 in Cuba, a son of the late Gardie and Edna Wills Wendland. In 1992 he married Ruth E. Steadman who predeceased him on June 9, 2012.
Richard was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He loved horses, was actively involved in 4-H and enjoyed wood working.
A special thanks to Bill, Becky, Christina and Joe for their care.
Surviving are his children, Kevin (Barbara) Wendland of Fillmore, Brenda Wendland of Dade City, Florida three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by his sister, Shirley Cockle on May 1, 2021.
A private graveside service will be held in Pine Grove Cemetery, Fillmore.
Memorials if desired to: Wyoming County Homecare and Hospice or 4-H of the donor’s choice.
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