Obit: Wentworth, Melvin Jr. (1922-1974)
Contributor: Kathleen Englebretson, email@example.com
Surnames: Wentworth, Flunker, Lensmire, Shovan, Jensen, Wieck, Knowlton, Sinift
---Source: Sheboygan Press (28 December 1974)
Wentworh, Melvin Jr. (29 July 1922-27 December 1974)
Melvin W. Wentworth, 52, of Town of Mitchell, died Friday morning
after being stricken with an apparent heart attack while at work at
Tecumseh Company in New Holstein.
Born July 29, 1922, in Loyal, Wisconsin, a son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Melvin Wentworth, he attended Plymouth High School and was a
veteran of World War II and of the Korean conflict, serving in the U.S.
Army from March, 1940 until May, 1956.
Mr. Wentworth worked at the Tecumseh Company for the past eight
He married Mrs. Lucille Flunker in Cascade on May 23, 1970. The couple
had lived in the Town of Mitchell since their marriage.
He was a member of the Parnell Snowmobile Club.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Richard of Plymouth; a daughter,
Mrs. Gary (Pamela) Lensmire, of Town of Mitchell; three step-daughters,
Mrs. Roger (Judith) Shovan, of Waldo, Mrs. Willis (Sallie) Jensen, of
Lake Ellen, and Mrs. Dennis (Linda) Wieck, of Elkhart Lake; three
step-sons, Wallace Flunker, of Town of Lyndon, John, of Town Mitchell,
and Charles, of Waldo; three grandchildren, 14 step-grandchildren, and
one sister, Mrs. Robert Knolwton, of Plymouth.
Funeral services will be held a 2 p.m. Monday in the Wittkopp Funeral
Home, Plymouth with the Rev. Gale A. Sinift, of Sheboygan, officiating.
Burial will be in the St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Cascade.
Friends may call at the Wittkopp Funeral Home from 2 p.m. Sunday
until the time of services.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Ambelang-Ebelt-Lau
American Legion Post 386 of Cascade.
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