Larsen, Wendel E.
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Council Bluffs, IA. Passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013, at his home after a long brave battle with cancer. Wendel, the son of George and Hulda Marie Larsen, was born on July 12, 1953 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Wendel attended school at Abraham Lincoln High School and joined the Marine Corps in 1971. He was a hard worker and drove a truck as well as being employed at A-1 Containers, DJ Beverage, Aulner Transfer, Dodge Park Valet for Methodist Hospital, Pete's Disposal, PINK Inc. and others in the area. Wendel married the love of his life, Elsie Caddell, on August 12, 1988
..celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary this past summer. Wendel is survived by his wife, Elsie; his daughters, Tammy Caddell of Council Bluffs, Theresa (Brian) Yochum of Red Oak, Iowa, Amie (Mike) Stark of Storm Lake, Iowa, Misty Davis of Council Bluffs; son, Carl Larsen of Kansas City, Missouri. His grandchildren are Brian, Justin and Heather Yochum of Red Oak, Iowa, and Julie, Waylon, Nathan, Benjamin and Amelia Stark of Storm Lake, Iowa, Sally Stark of Des Moines, Iowa, Stacey Stark of Sioux City, Iowa and Ricky Stauffer of Storm Lake, Iowa and great-granddaughter, Hayden Yochum of Red Oak, Iowa. Brothers and sisters are Larry (Marilyn) Larsen, Norman Larsen, Mark (Pat) Larsen, Paula (David) Egner, all of Council Bluffs, Mayda (John) Hotchkiss of Lewis, Iowa and Cheryl (Denny) Hesman of Fremont, Nebraska. Wendel was preceded in death by his parents; niece Kristina Larsen; nephew Justin (Iggy) Larsen; and sister-in-law, Paulette Larsen.
FUNERAL SERVICES will be at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home with VISITATION on Sunday, November 10, 2013 from 6-8pm and FUNERAL on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 11am. Memorials in Wendel's honor may be made to the
or Gentiva Hospice Care. CUTLER-O'NEILL-MEYER-WOODRING
Bayliss Park Chapel
545 Willow Ave., Council Bluffs, IA
Published in Omaha World-Herald on Nov. 9, 2013
Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home and Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs, IA 51503