Kathy Wendling was a Vermont native who once met Grace Coolidge and later became a friend of her son, John.
With her late husband, Richard owned and operated an inn in Woodstock village.
She served on seven state boards by appointment of the Legislature, two Governors and the Vermont Supreme Court. Past President of the local and then the state of Vermont League of Women Voters, she served as a legislative reporter, authored several books on local history and wrote a column, “Historically Speaking” in the Vermont Standard, a Woodstock weekly.
She was named “Woodstock Citizen of the Year 2000” by the Woodstock Historical Society.
In her capacity as Communications Chairman for the CCMF, she produced the newsletter and worked with a committee to oversee the making of a 30 minute video on President Coolidge for school children.