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Percy C. Wendt

1904 - 1987


Percy C. Wendt, 83, 511 South Tenth Street, died Monday evening at Marquardt Memorial Manor following a brief illness.


Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Ronald Mach officiating.


Burial will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery.


Friends may call at the Hafemeister Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m. and at the church Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of services. Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church.


He was born March 13, 1904 in the town of Watertown, son of Charles F. and Lydia Wendt Sr. On June 18, 1927, he married the former Irene Buske at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in Concord. She preceded him in death on July 7, 1983.


He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and served on the church council, farmed in the town of Watertown, and was supervisor of the township for 20 years. He was a milk hauler for 32 years, clerk of High Lawn School, chairman of the Agricultural Stabilization Conservation Committee, served on the Farmers Home Administration Board, and was chairman and director of the Ixonia State Bank for 30 years until his retirement in January of 1983. He also served as president of Ixonia Mutual Insurance Board until 1985.


Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Erwin (Shirley) Tester Beloit, Mrs. Ted (Janet) DeGarmo, Kokomo, Ind,, Mrs. John (Joyce) Koser and Mrs. Phillip(Sharon) Krueger, both of Watertown; nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Draeger, Watertown, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.


He was preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin and Charles.




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