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Elden Albert Wenstrom

May 16, 1931 October 2, 2018
Elden Albert Wenstrom
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Obituary for Elden Albert Wenstrom

Born to Eternal Life October 2, 2018, age 87 years. Beloved husband of the late Gail (nee Adams). Loving father of Gwen (George) Mosier, John (Linda) Wenstrom, Beth (Michael) Kratzer, Gail E. Ritchie (Brenda Lindsay), Claire (R. Jiggs Hartman) Wenstrom, the late Lynn (Robert) Happy. Loving grandfather of Leslie (Jon) Paparsenos, Tara (George) Flaherty; Nicholas, Olivia and Colton Wenstrom; Sarah (Tim) Ferguson, Emily (Taylor) Huenink, Megan Kratzer (fiancé Andy Utic); Jessica (fiancé Russell Kmen) and Jacob Ritchie; Katherine Happy. Great-grandfather of Margaret, Rachel, George, Caitlin, Patrick, Demetrios, Sophia, and Cameron. Further survived by nieces and nephews. Elden is remembered by Rod Ritchie, other family and many friends. Preceded in death by siblings Donald (the late Virginia), Ethel Mae (the late Robert) Dagley, Myrtle Reinking, Thomas (Beverly) Dwyer and sister-in-law Arden (the late Francis) Perhats.

Visitation at ST. DOMINIC CATHOLIC CHURCH, 18255 W. Capitol Drive, on Monday, October 8 from 10:30 AM until 12:15 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 PM. Private interment at Wisconsin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorials to Stars and Stripes Honor Flight are appreciated.

Elden served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 11th Airborne Division. He spent his career with John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company from 1954 until his retirement in 1991. During his tenure with John Hancock, he received the distinguished Field Vice President's Council Award as well as various other recognitions for outstanding achievements. Upon retirement, Elden and his wife, Gail enjoyed traveling and cruising the world.

Elden was most a most devoted husband and father. His lifelong belief was “family first”! He enjoyed dancing with his favorite partner, Gail, his wife, as well as playing a good game of bridge, reading, watching classic movies, and last but not least enjoying trips to area casinos.


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Visitation

Monday

8

Oct

10:30 AM 10/8/2018 10:30:00 AM - 12:15 PM 10/8/2018 12:15:00 PM
St. Dominic Catholic Church

18255 W. Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045

St. Dominic Catholic Church
18255 W. Capitol Drive Brookfield 53045 WI
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

8

Oct

12:30 PM 10/8/2018 12:30:00 PM
St. Dominic Catholic Church

18255 W. Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045

St. Dominic Catholic Church
18255 W. Capitol Drive Brookfield 53045 WI
United States
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