James C. Wendt, 60, of Minocqua, passed away Feb. 22, 2013. Jim was born in Portage to William R. and Donna J. (McDermott) Wendt June 20, 1952.
He is survived by his wife and soulmate, Toni (Miller) Wendt of Minocqua. Jim was the proud father of Nathan (Ronda) Wendt of Marion, Iowa, and Christine Wendt of Minocqua; grandsons Tyler, Cody and Luke Wendt; granddaughters Alexis, Courtney and Autumn; and great-grandson Kayden. He is also survived by his special sister-in-law, Ruth Carlin.
The apple of his eye was his Lexi, who he was so proud of. Jim is further survived by his mother and father-in-law, Robert and Charlotte Miller and many other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William R. Wendt and Donna J. Wendt-Courval and stepfather, Red Courval and brothers, Richard, Johnny, Mike and Tom Wendt.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 2, at Pflanz, Mantey, Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage, 9 a.m.-noon, with a luncheon to follow.
Inurnment will be held at a later date with a private family ceremony.
Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services of Minocqua and Woodruff is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared at www.bolgerfuneral.com.