Robert A. “Bob” Wendt, age 76 of Kenosha, passed away at his home on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, with his loving family by his side.
Born in Kenosha on April 8, 1943, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary (Kyncl) Wendt. He attended local schools and was a graduate of Bradford High School. In 1970, he received his Bachelors’ Degree in marketing from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.
During the Vietnam War, he honorably served our country in the U.S. Army.
On December 16, 1967 in Columbus, WI, he was united in marriage to Beverly Monthie.
For 31 years, Bob owned and operated Badger Automatic Products, Inc. in Kenosha.
Bob was a member and a past president of the K.A.B.A. (Kenosha Area Business Alliance), and he was also a member of the former Elks Lodge #750 in Kenosha.
Bob was a great outdoorsman. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting; especially duck, pheasant and deer, exploring A.T.V trails and traveling to the family cabin Up North. He had a special fondness for the Brittany breed of dogs.
He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Beverly Wendt; his son, Matthew (Vanessa) Wendt; his grandson, Finch; many loving nieces and nephews; and his faithful canine companion, Cali.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Gerald; his brother Jimmy, in infancy; and his sister, Priscilla.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Aurora Cancer Care Center, Dr. Malik Bandealy and staff and Aurora Palliative Care Nurses, for the comforting care they provided to Robert.