Wendy Lynn Cordray entered this world on December 10, 1967, as the first-born to Ellen C. (Street) Asa and Jim Cordray. She went to be with the God whom she loved on August 28, 2019. Born with Down Syndrome, she nevertheless had a love and zest for life. She competed successfully in Special Olympics, learned to play the piano, did martial arts, and worked at the Senior Citizen’s Center and public library. She had a wry humor and sharp wit, laughed easily, and was well-mannered. She loved her family, her dog, her church, and her God.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jim Cordray.
She is survived by her mother Ellen and stepfather Robert Asa; her siblings Greg (Heidi) Cordray; Michelle (Daniel) Fauquher; David (Kim) Cordray; Samantha Fallowfield, and Jeremy (Amie) Cordray. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins, and her beloved dog, Rascal.
Services will be on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN with Dr. Douglas Low officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and again Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Burial and committal service will be at Allendale Cemetery in Allendale, IL at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019. Donations can be made to the Special Olympics at specialolympics.org.
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