Danny Michael Wendell II, 43, of Fort Dodge, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. The visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Danny was born in Fort Dodge on August 31, 1970 to Danny and Sharon Wendell. He grew up and attended school in Fort Dodge. He married Beth Fawcett on September 11, 1993 and they later divorced but remained great friends. He was a very hard worker and worked as a foreman for Fort Dodge Asphalt for 26 years. He loved his family and would have them over to grill out every Sunday. He enjoyed going to drag races and working on cars. He also enjoyed camping, raising his fish and riding his motorcycle. He also loved listening to music.

Danny is survived by his children Miranda (Justin Smith) Wendell of Badger, IA, Danny Wendell III and Brody Wendell of Fort Dodge; his granddaughter Zuri Lynn Smith; his parents Sharon Wendell of Fort Dodge and Danny (Roxie) Wendell of Badger, IA; his sisters Dawn (Trevor) Heistand of Fort Dodge, Robin (Rich) Jud of Knierim, IA and Tiffany (Randy) Bakken of Ottosen, IA; Beth Wendell and many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family members and his lifelong best friend Johnny Pederson. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Rex and Geraldine Moore and Ray and Mary Jane Wendell.

Memorials may be left to the family for their further discretion.