Paul Wendt, 54, of Riverside, Calif., and formerly of Marcus, died Sunday June 29, 2008, in a Riverside Hospital. His death was caused by complications from injuries he sustained in a near fatal automobile accident four years earlier.
Paul was born Feb. 15, 1954, at Cherokee, the son of Bill Wendt and Helen Stowater. He grew up in Marcus and graduated from Marcus High School in 1972. Paul entered the U.S. Air Force in 1972 and following his discharge from the service moved to Alaska where he was employed as a lineman for 10 years. He then moved to Riverside, Calif., and started his own business.
Paul enjoyed hunting and deep sea fishing.
Survivors include his mother Helen Stowater and her husband Herb of Wilmer, Minn.; three brothers: Dan Wendt and his wife Michelle of Oleon, Mo., Al Wendt and his wife Marilyn of Le Mars and Roger Wendt of Kansas City, Mo.
The Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting the family with arrangements.