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Marvin F. Wendorf

Marvin F. Wendorf, 87, Green Bay, died, Sunday, March 18, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospital, Green Bay. Marvi was born Dec. 26, 1926 to the late Gilbert and Delia (Merrill) Wendorf, in Schofield. He met his future wife, Leetta Nighorn and they were married 66 years, before she preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 2011.

Marvin served his country honorably in the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII, seeing action in the Pacific. After serving, he went on to get a bachelor's degree at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and taught and coached thereafter. The last place Marv coached was in Clintonville. He went on to selling insurance with Equitable Insurance. He was passionate about golfing and tried to get out when he could. He was devoted to his son and was a strict but always loving father.

Survivors include his son, Lee Wendorf, Green Bay; a grandson, Trevin; two brothers, Harland (Dee) Wendorf, Ivan Texas and Harvey (Vivian) Wendorf, Kiel, Wis; two sisters, Charlotte Opper, Merrill and Elaine Steinke, Wausau; and two sisters-in-law, Peach and Evelyn Wendorf. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gilbert Wendorf Jr. and Dale Wendorf and two sisters, Joyce Lange and Bertie Lou Beck.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St., Wausau. Rev. Daniel Sire from St. John's Lutheran Church, town of Maine will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, town of Maine. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

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