Mary Lana Malcom Wendel Thomas, 73, of Prairie du Chien, (formerly of Decatur, Ill.) passed away on Oct. 17.
Lana was the oldest daughter of Wayne R. Malcom and Margie M. (Penn) Malcom. She was a graduate of the “Class of ‘57,” Lakeview High School. Throughout the years she worked at Soy Capitol Bank, Muellers, Clyde Dial Construction Company and retired from Caterpillar. She enjoyed fishing, NASCAR races, favorites Kenny Schrader, Bill Elliott, Dale Earnhart and watching her grandchildren grow up. Lana was married to E. Neil Wendel and had two daughters, Trisha Wendel-Hooth and Tracy Wendel-Coffman.