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Helen Wendt

December 10, 1917 — May 29, 2022

Wausau

Helen C. Wendt, 104, of Wausau, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Benedictine Living Community of Wausau, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

She was born on December 10, 1917, in the town of Cassel, daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Wucherpfrennig) Punke.  On April 5, 1941, Helen married Alfred O. Wendt in Edgar.  He preceded her in death on April 15, 1975.

Her hobbies include deer hunting, fishing, cooking for her loved ones, and playing cards.

Survivors include 3 children, Verna (Robert) Schalow of Wausau, Donald (Ingburg) Wendt of Miami, FL, and Lois (Gary) Hoffman of Martinsville, WI; 9 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was further preceded in death by her son, Lyle, daughter, Phyllis, 10 siblings, and two grandchildren, Clark and Kenny.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, June 13, 2022, at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce St., Wausau.  Burial will follow at the Edgar Protestant Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 12:00 P.M. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.

You may leave messages and condolences for his family at helke.com

The service for Helen will be live-streamed and can be viewed at helke.com

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Monday, June 13, 2022

12:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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Funeral Service

Monday, June 13, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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