Wendy Hull death: Des Moines Live music supporter dies after medical emergency


 Wendy Hull death: Des Moines Live music supporter dies after medical emergency

Tragic loss for the Des Moines music community, local artists, and Valley Junction. Des Moines Live music supporter Wendy Hull passed away unexpectedly. Wendy Hull worked tirelessly to promote her friends, local bands and to support small businesses.

Des Moines, Central Iowa, and every musician and venue owner across the state lost a damn great friend last night. Keep reading to know what happened to her and Wendy Hull cause of death.

What happened to Wendy Hull?

The sad loss of its most ardent supporter has left the Des Moines music community in a state of shock. The news of Wendy Hull’s untimely death yesterday night has left us all in shock and sadness, making it a somber day.

In addition to being a fervent promoter of music, Wendy embodied warmth and friendliness. The neighborhood is currently in a state of grief following his passing. Musicians from all around the world, regardless of nation or culture, will honestly grieve her passing.

With heavy hearts, we regret to inform you that a beloved member of the music community Wendy Hull has passed. She suffered a health event, lost consciousness, and collapsed at work yesterday.

She was taken to Methodist, and despite attempts to revive her, passed away around 7 pm. Please pray for her and her family. She will be missed. We’ll update the memorial service information as soon as it is available.

Wendy Hull cause of death

Wendy’s family member Hannah Anastacia Grace shared this tragic death on her Facebook page, revealing Wendy Hull’s cause of death.

I’m posting this on behalf of my mother, Ginger Lawshe (Hull), the only sister of Wendy:

Yesterday morning, Monday, June 12, Wendy Hull was walking into her first day at her new job that she had been looking forward to.

At that point, she suffered some sort of medical issue that caused her to collapse and lose consciousness. EMS was called, and she was rushed to the hospital, however, she did not regain consciousness afterward, and despite multiple attempts to revive her, she passed away shortly after 7 p.m. central time.

We will update you with memorial service information as soon as it is available, Please feel free to text me at 719-425-6577 for any other information.

Who was Wendy Hull?

Wendy, Des Moines, was a kind soul who loved music and supported the local music scene vigorously. Her love and support for musicians are incomparable to anything.

For a city’s music scene to thrive it must be embraced by members of the community, and few fans have helped champion the scene in Des Moines better than Wendy Hull.

Wendy has had a deep love for music her whole life, began attending live shows in Des Moines in August 2010, and hasn’t stopped since.

She has attended over 900 live shows since 2012 (when she began keeping track), and her passion fueled her to start Wednesday’s Notes, a blog dedicated to keeping readers informed about local music.

She is also a member of Historic Valley Junction’s Music in the Junction Committee. Wendy’s dedication to supporting, promoting, and advocating for Des Moines bands, their shows and tireless efforts to make our music scene great have earned her Fan of the Year Award(2015)

She left her mark in such a great uplifting and special way. May peace be with her family, with her friends, and with the music scene she loved so much.

Read some emotional tributes that were posted online following Wendy Hull’s passing

Denise Key said,

Hannah, Wendy Hull just beamed when she talked about you. She was so proud of you. I will miss her kindness and caring heart. Prayers for your family.

Tyler Frazier said,

I’m so sad to say my friend and huge support to all things music Wendy Hull has passed away…. She had been messaging me stating that she wasn’t feeling well but was feeling optimistic about her new job and the opportunities on the horizon. I’ll miss seeing you but know you’ll be with us in spirit.

Cherese Schirck wrote,

This is absolutely heartbreaking. Wendy Hull, you have been my #1 fan and supporter since day 1, and I’m going to miss opening up my Facebook to see your comments. Your love and support for everything local resonated, and there will forever be a hole in all of Des Moines’ hearts.

Damon Dotson said,

Wendy Hull Thank you for being you and for your support of my career and the music community in general. It was an inspiration to know you. You carved out your own happiness in this town and were supported because it was easy for us all to see that your heart was pure and your intentions were always for the best


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  1. I am in complete shock from the news of your passing Wendy! We met 4 years ago doing what we love, & what is part of who we are! Supporting, & promoting our amazing local musicians! I’m truly going to miss our little chats about what venues we went to, & what bands we saw every weekend. Exchanging info about a band one or the other had not seen yet! I looked forward to your messages each & every day, about who was playing where each day! We both also just realized at the start of this month, that our birthdays were 1 day apart, mine the 3rd, yours the 4th, and joked about how Gemini’s rule, & are the most artistic & kindest of all the signs! I’m so truly going to miss your kind words, hugs, & smile! You were a great inspiration to all who were blessed with knowing you! R.I.P. my dear musical friend! I’m sure a “Wednesdays Notes” is already in the works in heaven! Love you Wendy!


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