We’ve Moved! 400 Hammond Road West

Wendy Tvardek

December 2, 1963 - October 12, 2017
Traverse City, MI



Thursday, October 19, 2017
11:00 AM EDT
Traverse City Life Story Funeral Home
Traverse City Location
400 Hammond Road West
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-9034

The family will greet friends starting at 10 am.

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

To her daughter, Gabrielle Diehl to help with expenses.


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Cherryland Floral
1208 S. Garfield
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-5761
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Flower Station
341 W. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-1742
Driving Directions
Web Site

Blossom Shop
1023 E. Eighth St.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 932-9470
Driving Directions
Web Site

Lilies Of The Alley
227 E. State St - Alley
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 360-3620
Web Site

Life Story / Obituary


Wendy Sue Tvardek, 53 of Traverse City died, Thursday, October 12, 2017.

She was born on December 2, 1963 in Bay City the daughter of Ronald and Susan (Beutel) Kleeman.

After her mother was remarried she was later adopted by Joel Tvardek.

Wendy held many jobs during her life; among her favorites were being a professional shopper, wedding planner with her sister, Kris. Wendy has been unemployed for the last few years.

She enjoyed painting, gardening, her PETS and loves animals.

Wendy is survived by her daughter, Gabrielle Diehl, sisters, Kris (Kelly) Ryon and Jill Anderson; brothers, Jeff (Shellee) Tvardek and Matthew (Christie) Tvardek, Gunnar (Karen) Kleeman and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her adoptive father, Joel Tvardek; biological father, Ronald Kleeman and brother, Joe Tvardek.

Memorial Services will be held 11am, Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Life Story Funeral Home., where the family will greet friends one hour prior. Contributions may be made to her daughter, Gabrielle Diehl to help with expenses. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guest book, share your thought and memories with the family and more.