SACRED HEART CHURCH
WARSAW, INDIANA

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Leonard C. "Len" Wendt      April 17, 2011

     Leonard “Len” C. Wendt of 2015 Connors Court, Warsaw, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2011, at 2:40 a.m. at Miller’s 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, Warsaw, Indiana.
     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 Len’s 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)

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