Donald Norgall Wendel

30 April 1934–19 April 2010 (Age 76)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Donald Norgall

When Donald Norgall Wendel was born on 30 April 1934, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, George Fredrick Wendel, was 45 and his mother, Martha Gertrude Norgall, was 43. He married Marilyn Steffen on 25 June 1958, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States in 2010. He died on 19 April 2010, in Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 75.

Photos & Memories (3)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Donald Norgall Wendel
Marilyn Steffen
Marriage: 25 June 1958
Jeff Wendel
Stephanie Smith

Spouse and Children

25 June 1958
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


    Jeff Wendel


    Stephanie Smith


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1939 · The Famous Hermitage Hotel Burns Down

Age 5

The Famous Hermitage Hotel burns down after many years of providing dining and housing for vacationer visiting Ogden or the Ogden Valley.
1954 · Ogden has sister!

Age 20

Ogden and Hof Germany became sister cities and continue to have commercial and social ties to this day.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: from a pet form of a short form, Wando, of a compound Germanic personal name beginning with wand ‘to go’, ‘to migrate’.2 German: metonymic occupational name for a turner, from Middle High German wendel ‘to turn’ or Middle Low German wendelen ‘to turn, twist’.3 South German: from a short form of Wendelin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dan Wendel in household of George Fred Wendel, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Donald Wendel in household of George F Wendel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Don Wendel in entry for Dr Arthur F Wendel, "Utah, Brigham City Family History Center, Obituary Collection, 1930-2015"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.