AMerican Veteran 11

Stephen J. Wenzel Sr.

May 25, 1944 ~ October 27, 2020 (age 76)


ELKHART-Stephen J. Wenzel, Sr., 76, passed away October 27, 2020 at Elkhart General Hospital.  He was born May 25, 1944 in Elkhart to Paul & Margaret (Shuler) Wenzel.

  He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister, C. Ann Wenzel.

  Surviving are 3 children, Stephen (Maureen) Wenzel, Jr., Jason (Barbara) Wenzel, Sean (Beth) Wenzel, 8 grandchildren and 7  great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are 3 siblings, Paul J. (Mary) Wenzel, John (Steph) Wenzel, Catherine Wenzel and several nieces and nephews.

  Stephen graduated from Elkhart High School and then served in the U.S. Army in the 82nd Airborne from 1963-1966.  He worked at Homecrest for over 27 years and was a life member of the D.A.V #19.  Stephen enjoyed doing yardwork, landscaping and was an avid Notre Dame, Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. 

  In keeping with his wish’s cremation will take place and there will be no formal services.

  Elkhart Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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