Herbert O. Wentlandt, 96
Nov. 8, 1919 ó Feb. 13, 2016
Herbert O. Wentlandt, 96, of Hartford, passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at Cedar Crossings Rehabilitation in West Bend, with his loving family by his side.
Herbert was born Nov. 8, 1919, in Spring Valley to Emil and Elva (nee Coon) Wentlandt. He was united in marriage to Sylvia Miracola in Milwaukee. He started a career as a welder. He then worked as an optician working for House of Vision, Flugge Optical, Dr. Howe and finished his career at the VA. He will be remembered dearly as a soft-spoken man, and also for his love of dancing, playing bingo, going on boat rides and, mainly, spending time with family. He always enjoyed his family visiting him.
Herbert is survived by his loving children, Barbara (Robert) Lucynski of Hartford and Cheryl (Gregory) Rossey of Hartford; cherished grandchildren, Jackie (Jason), Christa (Dean), Gregory Jr. and Tara; cherished great-grandchildren, Cody (Kristina), Anna, Cassie, Emily, Matthew and Hunter; two cherished great-great grandchildren, Calleigh and Ayden; and dear sister, Ramona Johnson of Hudson. He is further survived by special friend, Faye, and nieces, nephews, other loved relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Sylvia Wentlandt; loving son, Brian Wentlandt; dear siblings, Quintin, Elmer, Marshall, Sanford, Bernard, Alicia, Phyllis, Carl, Warren and Donald; and special friend, Ruth.
Funeral Services for Herbert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St., Hartford, WI 53027). Herbertís family will greet relatives and friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Entombment will be in Pinelawn Memorial Park in Milwaukee and will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Eye Institute of Milwaukee (Medical College of Wisconsin-Office of Development, ATTN: Eye Institute, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509) are greatly appreciated.
The Wentlandt family would like to share their sincere gratitude to the nursing staff at Cedar Lake Community in West Bend for the wonderful care they gave Herbert.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.