Michel Albert Wendt, 67, of Olathe, went to be with his Lord, August 19, 2016 at 11:58 pm.
Memorial Service will be 11:00 am Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Redeemer Lutheran Church 920 S Alta Ln, Olathe, KS. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am before the service at the church. Arrangements by: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner 913-856-7111. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Michel was born August 18, 1949 in Chicago, IL to Carolyn Jean (Michel) and Albert Carl Wendt. He married Diane Dameron on December 2, 1980 in the Cook County Courthouse. They were blessed with four children and ten grandchildren. Michel and Diane moved to Gardner 19 years ago. Michel was employed by Century Link, Gardner with 48 years seniority. He started in the telephone industry in 1968 with Central Telephone Co. Park Ridge/Des Planes, IL as an Operator, then as a Journeyman working with his first loves, the Step Office and then Crossbar. Michel loved building his waterfall and pond in his backyard. He will be missed by family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents. Also greatly missed was his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Hartmann Michel. He is survived by his wife, Diane Wendt of the home; children: Patricia Hildebrand of Olathe, Kristoffer and Jenny Wendt of Olathe, Heather and Travis Herring of Kansas City and David and Victoria Wendt of Raymore; 10 grandchildren: Stephanie, James, Joshua, Rylan, Shane, Kelan, Corbin, Andrew, Quinten and Shyann and brothers: Jack B Wendt and Randolph Wendt both of Chicago, IL.