Leonard C. "Len" Wendt
April 17, 2011
Len C. Wendt of 2015 Connors Court, Warsaw, Indiana,
passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2011, at 2:40 a.m. at Millers
Merry Manor of Warsaw at the age of 85.
He was born on May 20, 1925, in
Logansport, Indiana to Leonard Sylvester Wendt and Helen (Crowe)
Wendt Sturm. On August 20, 1949, he was married to Genevieve
Jenny Zurbuch, who survives.
Leonard was a veteran of the U.S.
Navy serving during World War II. He has been a resident
of Kosciusko County, Indiana since 1962 where he was a member
of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Warsaw. Len was the
co-owner of Executive Office Machines in Warsaw and worked as
a salesman, he was also a sales manager at Allen Business Machines
in Fort Wayne retiring in 1994. He was the past Grand Knight
of Council #4511, a Boy Scout Leader, past secretary of Travelers
Protective Association (T.P.A.), and a member of the Warsaw American
Legion Post #49.
He will be lovingly remembered
by his wife: Jenny Wendt (Warsaw, Indiana); four sons: Clifford
L. (wife Nancy) Wendt (Encinitas, California); Paul S. (wife
Clair) Wendt (Phoenix, Arizona); Thomas R. (wife Gabriela) Wendt
(Cypress, California); Daniel M. (wife Jill) Wendt (Maricopa,
Arizona); and eight Grandchildren, two Step Grandchildren, two
Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents,
one brother, and one grandson.
Visitation will be held on Friday,
April 22, 2011, from 4:00 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary Service
at 7:30 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road,
The Liturgy of the Word will be
celebrated on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. and presided
by Father Phil DeVolder at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 125
North Harrison Street, Warsaw, Indiana.
Burial will follow at the Catholic
Cemetery of Fort Wayne, 3500 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, Indiana
with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post #241
of Fort Wayne and the Indiana ARNG Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers the family requests
that memorial donations in Lens memory can be made to go
towards the fight against Lou Gehrig's Disease, please mail donations
to the ALS Association, Indiana Chapter, 6525 E. 82nd Street,
Suite 115, Indianapolis, IN 46250; or that a that a Mass Offering
be made...mass cards will be made available during visitation
and at the church. (4-22-2011)