Moellenberndt, Wallace R.
SUN PRAIRIE - Wallace R. Moellenberndt, age 99, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. He was born on April 19, 1921, in Bensenville, Ill., and was the son of Elmer and Mary (Fenske) Moellenberndt. He married Mercedes Berlage on May 29, 1947, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Elizabeth, Ill. He was a man of strong faith with a wonderful sense of humor. He never met a person he wouldn't have a conversation with. He was a farmer and custodian at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Freeport. He also drove trucks for Boyer Implement, Flambeau Micro and W.T Rawleigh.
Wallace is survived by his children, Monsignor Duane Moellenberndt of Madison, Jim (Martha) Moellenberndt of Grand Island, Neb., and Mary Lange of Knoxville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Dr. Alison (Chris) Arrants of Rock Springs, Wyo., Meg (Robert) Trout of Grand Island, Neb., and Jennifer Lange of Knoxville, Tenn.; three great-grandchildren, Josie, James and Luca; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mercedes; and two brothers, Ervin and Howard.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at SACRED HEARTS OF JESUS AND MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 227 Columbus Street in Sun Prairie. Monsignor Duane Moellenberndt will preside. Burial will be at Sacred Hearts Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at SACRED HEARTS OF JESUS AND MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 227 Columbus Street in Sun Prairie, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Please follow Covid rules.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Sacred Hearts School Capital Campaign. The family would like to thank Agrace Hospice and the staff and people of Sacred Hearts Church.
Visit Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Facebook page or follow link to view Mass live at church starting at 11 a.m. central time Monday, Oct. 12, 2020:
Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie, WI (608) 837-5400