Elenora Leona Wenzel, age 95, of Elgin, passed away on April 17, 2016 at Advocate Sherman Hospital. She was born August 22, 1920 in Henpeck, IL to the loving parents of Fred and Marie Ufland.

Elenora grew up in Elgin, where she spent most of her life. In 1945, she married Al Wenzel, and they enjoyed raising a family together for 52 years.

Elenora was preceded in death by her husband Al; her brother, Fred Ufland; sisters, Ann Phillips, Bertha Huske, Virginia Strayve, and Marie Lange; and grandson-in-law Billy Nolan.

She is survived by daughters Marie (Richard) Frey, of South Elgin, Sandra (Richard) Tinder, of Elgin; son Paul (Lori) Wenzel, of Elgin; grandchildren Tina (Dave) Lux, Dana (Billy) Nolan, Amy (Brian) Murray, Jenni (Niko) Frenette, Kris (Ashley) Wenzel, Craig Wenzel, Brian (Beth) Tinder, Brett (Heidi) Tinder, and Kara Tinder; 18 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Services and interment private. In lieu  of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ronald McDonald House. Arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin, 847-741-1128.

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