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Theodore A. Fendt

1895 - 1984




M/M Theodore A. Fendt

Golden Wedding Anniversary



Mr. and Mrs. Theodore A. Fendt (Irene Mary Hrobsky) marked their golden wedding anniversary on June 21, 1972.  They were married June 21, 1922 at St. Henry's Catholic Church, with the late Father F. X. Schwinn officiating.  Attendants were Lawrence Brown of St. Paul, Minn., and the late Josephine (Loukota) Brown.


A concelebrated mass was held June 18, 1972, at St. Henry's with the Revs. Raymond Dunn, James Hinnen and Michael Hippee officiating.  Servers for the mass were Greg Huber and Brian Wooley. The offertory offering was taken to the altar by Christine Tesch, Susan and Bonnie Fendt and Deborah Kaercher.  Ushers were Joseph, Norbert and Francis Haberkorn and Pat Ebert. Commentator for the mass was Wayne Simon. The adult choir sung the Mass with a solo by Steven Fendt.


Mr. and Mrs. Fendt had three children, Wilfred of Orange, Calif., Mrs. Melvin (Phoebe) Wendt and Mrs. John (Virginia) Kaercher of Watertown, one son, Kenneth, passed away Feb. 8, 1969. They also had 10 grandchildren, Richard, Susan, Bonnie and Steven Fendt; Theodore of Albuquerque, N. Mex.; and Christine Tesch; Dianna (Kaercher) Frisch, John, Jr., Joseph and Deborah Kaercher and four great-grandchildren, Anthony Fendt, Michele, Christine and Michael Frisch.


Fendt was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fendt, Sr.


Fendt Brothers Meat Market


Mr. Fendt began operating Fendt Brothers Meat Market in October of 1919, with his brothers Alois and Fred joining him as partners. After the death of Alois, Kenneth joined the firm until his death. After completing his military service, Donald, son of Fred, joined the firm. They have been in business for over 52 years (as of 1972).


Mrs. Fendt was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hrobsky. She had one sister, Mrs. Fred (Genevieve) Fendt and one brother, George Hrobsky.