Rev. David R. Wendel


Rev. David R. Wendel passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.
A private family service will be held at the Ankeny First United Methodist Church. Rieken Vieth Funeral Home in Oakland is assisting the family with arrangements. The link to their website is
Rev. Wendel served at Epworth-Farley; Elliott-Pilot Grove; Sioux City, Crescent Park; Sidney-Thurman; Estherville; as Superintendent, Ottumwa District; Newton, First and as Assistant to the Bishop.  He retired in 2006.
Survivors include his wife Jane of Ankeny, IA and his daughters: Jennifer Krogmann of Olathe, KS and Sara Green of Littleton, CO.
Memorials may be directed to Taylor Hospice House of Des Moines and Ankeny First United Methodist Church.

Bishop Haller and the Cabinet – February 25, 2021