Obit: Wendt, Alvin F. (1904 - 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wendt, Raether, Berrett, Hrasky, Hribaar, Stuhlman, Voie

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) October 9, 1975

Wendt, Alvin F. (17 April 1904 - 1 Oct. 1975)

Funeral services were held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from the United Methodist Church for Alvin F Wendt, age 71, of Neillsville who died October 1, 1975 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. The Rev. William Noble officiated and burial followed in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Georgas-Gesche Funeral home.

Alvin F Wendt, son of Fred and Minnie (Raether) Wendt, was born April 17, 1904, in the town of Pine Valley and received his education in Neillsville and Alma Center schools. For a time he farmed with his father in the town of York and later in the town of Levis.

His marriage to the former Luella Berrett took place November 26, 1939, in Neillsville, Wis. After their marriage, the couple farmed in the town of Levis until 1958 when they moved to Neillsville, where Mr. Wendt was employed by the Neillsville Public Schools for 11 years, retiring in 1969. He formerly served as janitor at the United Methodist Church, of which he was a member.

Surviving in addition to his wife include three children, Mrs. Franklin (Edris) Hrasky of Neillsville, Melvin Wendt of Helena, MT, and Mrs. Ronald (Janice) Hribar of Greenwood; two sisters, Mrs. Paul (Mary) Stuhlman of Weyauwega and Miss Eva Wendt of Neillsville; one brother, Frederick Wendt of Neillsville; and 10 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were George Luebke, Fred Palmer, Ludwig Hribar, Gerhardt Scheel, Forest Gault and Pete Smith. Mrs. Cora Noble sang "Saved By Grace" and "Children Of The Heavenly Father," with Mrs. Iris Musil as accompanist.

Among relatives from out-of-town attending the services were; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Wendt, Helena, MT, Mrs. Paul Stuhlman and granddaughter of Weyauwega, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Berrett and Shelby of Rhinelander, Mr. and Mrs. Verland Berrett and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Brandt of Greenwood and Mr. and Mrs. Emery Voie of Fond du Lac. Many other friends and relatives from Wisconsin and Michigan also attended.



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