Walter G. Wendte (1922 - 2015)


Walter G. Wendte, 93, of rural Altamont, died at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at his home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Paul Blue Point Lutheran Church in rural Altamont, with the Rev. David Speers officiating. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday and one before services on Monday. Memorials: St. Paul Blue Point Lutheran Church Modernizing Fund, Lutheran Hour, Lutheran Care Center or donor's choice. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Wendte was born on May 14, 1922, the son of Walter and Ella Haack Wendte. He married Doris Wachtel on Jan. 28, 1951, at St. Paul Blue Point Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife; and sons, Leon Wendte and his wife Jane of Shumway, Keith Wendte and his wife Sharon of Willowbrook, Dennis Wendte and his wife Denyce of Glen Ellyn, and Roy Wendte and his wife Christine of Altamont.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Sept. 29 to Oct. 7, 2015