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Wendell Hengst Obituary
Hengst, Wendell L.

Wendell L. Hengst, 70, of Sheboygan, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012, at St. Nicholas Hospital.

Wendell was born August 4, 1941 in Sheboygan to the late Leonard and Dorothy (Brusse) Hengst.

He graduated from Central High School in 1959. He then graduated from Lakeland College with a degree in Chemistry.

Wendell was employed by Jung Shoe Company, JC Penney's, and retired from RCS.

Survivors include his brothers; Bruce (Barb) Hengst, Mark (Lynn) Jelenc, Kim (Debbie) Jelenc, and Joel (Gloria) Jelenc, all of Sheboygan. He is also survived by his step-father Ralph Jelenc of Sheboygan, a brother-in-law John Hermann of Sheboygan, his nieces and nephews; Michael, Lynda, Ann, Andy, David, Thomas, Kelly, Christopher, Justin, Stephani, Amanda, Rebecca, and Adam, and many great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister Betsy.

A memorial service for Wendell will take place Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at 11:00 am, at St. Paul's U.C.C. The Reverend Mark Jaberg, Pastor, will officiate. Friends may call on Tuesday at the church from 10:00 am until the time of service. Burial will take placed at Sunrise Memorial Garden.

A memorial fund has been established in his name.

Please visit zimmerfuneralhome.com to send e-mail condolences.

The family would like to thank the ICU nursing staff of St. Nicholas Hospital and Meadowview Nursing Home for the care they provided to Wendell.


Published in Sheboygan Press on Aug. 5, 2012
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