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November 5, 1947 – Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Service Information
St. Michael Catholic Church-St. Michael, MN
Saturday, October 11, 2014
10:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
AT THE FUNERAL HOME IN ST. MICHAEL, MN
Friday, October 10, 2014
5-8 P.M.

Robert “Bob” Raymond Wenger, age 66, died on October 7, 2014. He was born on November 5, 1947 in Marysville, OH to Margaret & George Wenger.

He attended Marysville High School where he also played basketball. He graduated from high school in 1965. On Dec 9, 1966, he joined the Air Force was discharged on Sept 18, 1970. While in the service Bob met and married Irene on September 19, 1970 in Rapid City, SD. They then moved to Columbus, Ohio where Bob attended Ohio State Technical College. In 1978 Bob and Irene moved to Minnesota and have resided in St. Michael since that time. Bob & Irene had two sons, Eric and Ryan. Bob worked for Quest for 33 years and was currently working for Ulteig as an engineer. Bob loved to hunt, fish and watch NASCAR. He loved spending time with his family and watching his grandkids at their sporting events. Bob was a handy man that never left a project unfinished and Irene made sure of that. He also had a passion for wood carving. He was a lifelong member of the Catholic Church. Bob was a hardworking, selfless man, that did everything for his family and he would do anything for anyone.

Bob is survived by his wife Irene, sons Eric (Mindy) Wenger & Ryan Wenger; 3 grandchildren Tyler, McKenna & Mya Wenger.

He was preceded in death by his mother Margaret, father George, sister Becky and granddaughter Morgan.

He did not feel that possessions made him a happy man, it was providing and caring for his friends and family that did. He taught his sons how to fix things instead of just buying a new one or taking it to someone else to fix. He was a role model that taught Eric how to be a dad. Bob had a great love for NASCAR. All he had been talking about was winning the NASCAR fantasy week! With only 6 weeks left in the season, he has a 50 point lead and Ryan plans to ensure he keeps that win for his dad. He was a prominent figure at all of his sons games, no matter what the weather was, he still made it to every game and practice (outside in MN!). He always had a full “honey do” list and never disappointed his honey, Irene. He also found very true friends within his extended family. He loved spending time with them. He loved to talk to people, but when it came to emotions, he was more of a silent man. He chose to show his emotions through his actions.

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. Kurt Allen

    R.I.P Bob. I will miss our Monday morning chats. Enjoy the races from above;) Your friend, Kurt.

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  2. Brian Ketel

    I am very saddened by your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

    Brian Ketel

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  3. Jodi Ziesemer

    Eric, Mindy and Wenger Family;
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time. We met your dad many times throughout the years at many Waconia events. He will be missed! Hugs to you all.
    The Ziesemer’s

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  4. jim & margie robeck

    So sorry Irene & family for your loss. We won’t be able to attend the funeral. I just got out of the hospital after surgery, but our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time.
    Jim & Margie Robeck

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