Skip to main content

Obituary: Michael D. Wendt

Aug 16, 2016 04:37PM ● Published by Jim

Michael D. Wendt

Michael D. Wendt, age 71, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Golden Living Center in Beaver Dam.

Michael was born on February 2, 1945 in Beaver Dam, the son of Roland and Ruth (Milton) Wendt. He was a 1963 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. Throughout his working years, he worked as a sheriff deputy for Dodge County, several jobs at John Deere in Horicon, and also bought and flipped homes around the area. In his free time, Michael enjoyed hunting, especially deer hunting, and grilling out, as well as coaching youth baseball and riding motorcycles in his earlier years. Michael was an awesome father; he cherished his family and loved spending time with them.

Michael is survived by his children, Tim Wendt of Mooresville, NC, Brenda (Jerel) Plummer of Fall River, Katherine Wendt of Beaver Dam, Michelle (Rick Rivera) Wendt of Beaver Dam; his grandchildren, Candice, Kevin, Victoria, Trevor, Loggan and Alec; his great-grandchildren, Chloe, Mariah, Chase, Tristin and Adrian; his sister, Mary (Curt) Lincks of AZ and other relatives and friends.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Keith Wendt, and his sister Elaine Wendt.

A memorial gathering for Michael will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 1:00 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam. Chaplain Dennis Richards will officiate. Inurnment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery, Beaver Dam and a luncheon will be served back at Cornerstone.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at www.cstonefs.com

Obituaries obituary
  • Tour de Marsh

    11/21/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Tour de Marsh

    11/22/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Mom's Unite Morning Meet Up

    11/22/2017
    08:30AM — 09:30AM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • Economic Update Luncheon

    11/22/2017
    11:30AM — 01:30PM

    You are cordially invited to attend the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Update L...


  • Tour de Marsh

    11/23/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Mom's Unite Active Play Meet Up

    11/23/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • Tour de Marsh

    11/24/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • FAMILY EVENT: Pictures with Santa

    11/24/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Hop the Downtown Holiday Trolley and head to DreamBank with the family for free hot cocoa, a holi...


  • FAMILY EVENT: Holiday Crafting

    11/24/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Hop the Downtown Holiday Trolley and head to DreamBank with the family for free hot cocoa, a holi...


  • Live Music at The Open Door Coffeehouse

    11/24/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Lizzy puts on an amazing show and you won't want to miss it! Stop in for a rest after your Tur...


  • Tour de Marsh

    11/25/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • FAMILY EVENT: Pictures with Santa

    11/25/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Hop the Downtown Holiday Trolley and head to DreamBank with the family for free hot cocoa, a holi...


  • FAMILY EVENT: Holiday Crafting

    11/25/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Hop the Downtown Holiday Trolley and head to DreamBank with the family for free hot cocoa, a holi...


  • 15th Annual Festival of Trees

    11/25/2017
    05:00PM — 10:00PM

    Get ready for the holidays with an evening fulled with music, great food and the opportunity to b...


  • Tour de Marsh

    11/26/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...



High School Sports
Weekly Recipes