Robert Karlton Wendt, 76
Sept. 30, 1940 — July 17, 2017
Robert Karlton “Bob” Wendt, 76, of Cleveland, Tennessee, went to be with his Lord and Savior 7:23 p.m. Monday, July 17, 2017, at his home. Born to the late Robert and Lucille Wendt on Sept. 30, 1940, in Milwaukee, Bob grew up on beautiful farmland near Hartford. After graduating from Hartford High School, he joined the United States Air Force. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Madisonville, Tennessee, and the local Kiwanis Club.
His survivors include his wife of 28 years, Judy Tipton Wendt; daughter, Dr. Stephanie Wendt of Oklahoma; Bonus kids and spouses, Sean and Erin Holland, Jason and Beth Holland, and Ashley and Bill Pratt; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild on the way; sister, Marilyn Grabarczyk of Wisconsin; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Max and Amanda Tipton.
Funeral was 7 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Madisonville, Tennessee. Interment was Friday at Chattanooga National Cemetery, with military honors.
Arrangements are being handled by the Biereley-Hale Funeral Home of Madisonville, Tennessee.