Linda Susan Wenzel, age 71, of Gulfport, MS passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022 in Gulfport.
Linda was born on March 9, 1951 in Rochester, NY to Carol Juanita Lowrey and William Lowrey. She had a degree in education and was employed as a Head Start teacher and a Salvation Army Soldier. Her hobbies were scrapbooking, card making and volunteering with the Veterans Administration and the Girl Scouts of the MS Gulf Coast.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband John Arthur Wenzel.
Linda is survived by her children, Patty Melton, Tammy Rester and Billy Wenzel; grandchildren Jessica Melton, Lora Rester, John Rester and others; and siblings Vicki Sampson and Kay Miles.
The family prefers memorials to the Salvation Army KROC Center, 575 Division Street, Biloxi, MS 39531 or Harrison County Veterans Affairs, 400 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530 or USO Gulf Coast, 14035Q Airport Road, Gulfport, MS 39503.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. followed by a service at 2:00 p.m. at Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home, 15452 O’Neal Road, Gulfport, MS 39503. Interment will be Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, MS.
Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wenzel family.