Hazel Mendels passed away July 22, 2013 at Avamere at Waterford in Medford, Ore. She was born December 25, 1919 in Litchfield, Ill. to parents George Shirley Williams and Sadie Rae Boston Williams.

Hazel married Morton Mendels in July 1944 in Santa Monica, Calif. She had been employed as a secretary and administrative assistant. She enjoyed senior bowling and playing pinochle.

Hazel is survived by daughter, Jeannette (Bill) Clarke; son, William B. (Tammi) Mendels; granddaughter, Theresa (Jason) Jex; great-grandchildren, Clarke Ellen, Blayne Alexandra, and Asher William; and sister, Edith Boyd, of Kirkwood, Mo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morton Mendels in 1991, parents, one sister, Juanita, and brother, George (Tommy).

A private service was at Eastwood Cemetery.