LEOTI — Sara Jane (Herndon) Wendler, 78, died September 15, 2017, at her home in Kansas City, Kan.

She was born Jan. 7, 1939, in Leoti to John and Mary (Charlet) Herndon. She attended schools in Leoti.

She married Dennis Wendler on Sept. 22, 1956. He preceded her in death on June 29, 1971.

She graduated from Wichita State University with a bachelor’s of science in nursing and retired after a long career in nursing.

She is survived by her son, Kristopher Kip, and her daughter, Kara Kye, both of Kansas City, Kan.; her brother, Presley (Connie) Herndon of Burleson, Texas; sisters Charlet Cartwright of Colorado Springs, Colo.,, Judy (Rodney) Metz of Wellington, and Mary Ellen (Carl) Zink of Mustang, Okla.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, John Jacob and William Robert Herndon.

No services were held.