Ted H. Wanta, 82 |
June 28, 1936 -- Jan. 25, 2019
Ted H. Wanta, age 82, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 25. He was born on June 28, 1936, to Minnie and Leo Wanta, in Stevens Point.
Ted served in the United States Army Reserves. After serving, he traveled around Wisconsin and met his wife, Joan, and they married in Beaver Dam on September 28, 1963. They eventually moved to Milwaukee, and then settled in West Bend, where they lived for over fifty years. He worked for Badger Packaging for over thirty years, finally retiring to pursue his great love of fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling, volleyball, and being a casino card dealer.
He is survived by his wife, Joan “Joanie”; children Debra (Peter) Oberg, Linda Starr, Sue (Jay) Sciachitano; grandchildren Megan Starr, Luke Oberg, Bella Sciachitano, and a brother, Ronald Wanta of Los Angeles. He is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lucy; brothers Leo and Donald Wanta, as well as other friends and loved ones.
There will be an interment at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at St. Peter Cemetery, N6791 County Road G, Beaver Dam, WI, 53916. Following the interment, the family will be hosting a reception at Walker’s Restaurant, 813 Park Ave, Beaver Dam.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.
For more information, call 262-338-2050 or visit www.phillipfuneralhome.com.