Wendy Kay Lanthier, 51, of Orange, passed away Nov. 8. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Pastor Paul Zoch. Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory.

Born in Orange, Oct. 27, 1964, she was the daughter of Brad Lanthier and Donna Long Lanthier. Wendy was a lifelong member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and a graduate of Bridge City High School in 1983. She served in the United States Navy for four years where she was stationed in Hawaii and she also worked as a corrections officer for the State of Texas. Wendy was an avid cook and very creative in the kitchen. She could recreate any recipe by taste. Of her many hobbies, going to the beach and crabbing were her favorite. Wendy was one of the friendliest people you could ever meet and never met a stranger. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Wendy is survived by her parents; children, Andrew Minner and wife Hannah, of Mauriceville, Garret Minner, of Bridge City, and Mylah Naranjo, of Portland, Tx; sisters, Karri Stelly and husband Charles, of Bridge City and Shonda Townsley and husband Billy, of Cedar Park and her nieces and nephews, Rory Piccone and wife Brandi and Anders and Harrison Townsley.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the memorial fund at 945 West Round Bunch Rd. Bridge City, Texas 77611.