Wendy Eggl, age 45, of McIntosh, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 16th, at Essentia Health Hospital in Fosston. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27th, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in McIntosh with the Rev. Rene Mehlberg officiating. Interment will be in Asphult Cemetery, rural McIntosh, at a later date. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service on Friday (27th) at the church. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of McIntosh. Messages of condolence may be shared and live-stream of the service viewed at www.carlinfuneral.com.
Wendy was born April 4, 1977, to Alan and Katheryn Hedlund in Cass Lake, Minnesota. She grew up north of McIntosh on the farm.
Wendy was confirmed in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in McIntosh and graduated from Win-E-Mac High School in 1995.
Wendy married Ryan Eggl on June 10, 2000. Her sister Karen passed away in 2003 and Wendy and Ryan raised her children, Bridget, Leah, and Dustin, as their own. They also have two sons, Jacob and Lucas. Family was everything to Wendy.
She was currently working for Digi-Key in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.
Wendy loved crafting and made the prettiest birthday cards, tree ornaments, and more. She loved doing crafts with the grandchildren, Makenna, Easton, Kaylen, Brynlee, Amelia, Molly, Hattie, Isabella, Vincent, Josiah, and Henry.
She is survived by her husband, Ryan; sons, Jacob and Lucas; and Bridget (Todd) Peterson, Leah (Jake) Herberg, and Dustin Quam; brothers, Tony, Andy, and Brian Hedlund; step-sisters, Sarah (Tony) Roed and Lisa Armey; step-mother, Sharon Hedlund; father and mother-in-law, James and Sharon Armey; step brother-in-law, Eugene Armey; step sisters-in-law, Sharon Armey and Merrie Nass. Many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, Alan Hedlund; mother, Katheryn Hedlund; sister, Karen Quam; niece, Kassandra Hedlund; brother-in-law, Bradley Armey; grandparents, Alvin and Jackie Scott, Philip and Anora Hedlund, and Donald and Adeline LaFontaine; uncles, Wayne Scott, Paul Hedlund, Leroy LaFontaine, Rodney LaFontaine; and aunt, Susan West.