Gail M. Kendall
Mrs. Gail Kendall of Cedar Grove passed away Monday, May 12, 2014 at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital. She was 71 years old.
Gail was born February 16, 1943 in Milwaukee, the daughter of William and Dolores Keppler Heim. She graduated from Messmer High School. On September 7, 1963 she was united in marriage with Gary Kendall at Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death in October of 2013, shortly after their 50th wedding anniversary.
The couple raised their family in Grafton and West Bend. For many years, Gail worked as a hair stylist at salons in West Bend, Cedarburg and Port Washington. She also enjoyed crafting, and creating ceramics which she sold from her home and at craft shows. Gail was a member of Portview Church in Port Washington for 25 years. She enjoyed music, gardening, bike riding, traveling and road trips, going to the casino, beading and creating jewelry.
Gail is survived by her children: Dennis (Susan) of Hilbert, Daniel of Burlington, Kristie (Peter) Foster of Brookfield and Annemarie Long of West Bend. She is further survived by her grandchildren: Mallori, Madeline, Georgia, Hannah, Hunter, Kaydan, Matthew and Nathan Kendall, Brandon Foster and Billy and Nadya Long, sister Patricia (Bud) Schneider of St. Francis, sister-in-law Sharon Kendall of Germantown, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Portview Church, 3457 Cty Rd LL in Port Washington. The family will receive visitors at the church on Saturday from 12 PM - 1 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Messmer High School in Milwaukee.
The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to be serving the family. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com .
Eernisse Funeral Home
1600 West Grand Avenue Port Washington, WI 53074
Published in Sheboygan Press on May 15, 2014