Wendy A. Frisch, age 52, of Winona, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020, of Glioblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer.
She was born on March 14, 1968, in Minneapolis, MN, to Gary and Darlene Pollard. Wendy was a graduate of Winona Senior High School. She completed her Associate Degree at Winona State University, obtained her Cosmetology license, and was proficient in sign language. Wendy enjoyed her profession working with the developmentally delayed as a job coach for the past 20 years. She was employed at the Ability Building Center (ABC) in Rochester, MN, from 2002 until her passing.
Wendy will be remembered for her enjoyment of quilting, doing crafts, and traveling. Anyone who knew Wendy knows that she loved to talk and loved to laugh. She was also a huge fan of the Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Gophers. Her greatest joy in life was her role as a mother. Wendy and her daughter Isabella shared an incredible bond and were inseparable. Wendy will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Wendy is survived by her daughter, Isabella; father: Gary Pollard of Winona, MN; step mother Sharon Pollard of Winona, MN; siblings: Lorie Steinfeldt of Wabasha, MN, Heidi Zeidenstein of Normal, IL, and Randy Pollard of Rochester, MN. She was also stepmother to Cullen Frisch and Dylan Frisch and loved them as her own sons. Wendy left behind her niece and nephew Karlie and Brendan Steinfeldt, numerous other relatives, and several close friends. She was preceded in death by her mother.
Visitation will be held from 11 AM until the funeral service at 1 PM on Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home’s new location at 376 East Sarnia Street in Winona. Deacon Justin Green will officiate. Wendy will be laid to rest in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
For those attending, you are encouraged to wear a mask, and please remember to follow CDC and social distancing guidelines.
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