Walter G. Plendl, 60, of Sioux City, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Sioux City following an illness of pancreatic cancer.
Walter G. Plendl was born Feb. 1, 1946, in Le Mars, the son of Anton and Doris (Leonard) Plendl. He grew up in rural Hinton and graduated from Union High School in 1964.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Conflict from 1964 to 1968. On June 1, 1968, he married Barbara J. Stough in Neptune.
He worked for Metz Baking Co. (now Sara Lee) for 26 years, starting in 1978 and retiring in 2006 due to ill health. He was also involved in farming for many years.
He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Sioux City, and had served as church treasurer from 1984 to 2006.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Sioux City; one daughter, Brenda Peterson of Council Bluffs; one son, Chad Plendl and his wife Taryn of Maryland; two sisters, Bonnie Janke and her husband, Leonard of Pender, Neb., and Mary Plendl of Moab, Utah; and three grandchildren, Brianda, Caitlin and Aila.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ernest Plendl.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sioux City with the Rev. Gerald Bruhn and the Rev. Kenny Hsu officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
Online condolences may be made at www.meyerbroschapels.com.