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DANVILLE - Howard Carl Wendt passed away on Feb. 15, 2017 at Presence United Samaritans Hospital, in Danville. He was born on Nov. 27, 1930, the son of Otto and Beatrice Wendt.
Carl married Juanita Whisler on March 10, 1957.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita; sons, Doug Wendt of Orlando, Fla., Alan (Christina) Wendt of Champaign, and Joe (Louise) Buck of Rossville; grandchildren, Jason Buck, Jennifer Harris, Jamie Judy, John Shutes, Jordan Buck, Alex Wendt, and Christopher Wendt; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Ryan, Kyle, Brenner, Ryleigh, Easton, Sierra and Robbie.
Carl was an offset pressman at Recording and Statistical in Danville for 37 years. He enjoyed building model airplanes, going fishing, hunting, drawing and collecting black powder rifles. He was a member of Farmers Chapel United Methodist Church in Danville.
Carl proudly served in the United States Army and was a Veteran of the Korean War.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Jacqueline.
A celebration of life services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at Sunset Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion, Danville, immediately following the visitation starting at 9 a.m. Inurnment will be at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville.
Memorials in Carl's honor can be made to Farmers Chapel United Methodist Church in Danville.
Please join Carl's family in sharing videos, photos and memories on his tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 25, 2017
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