February 23, 2020

Ted L. Wend

Died Sept. 27, 2019


Ted L. Wend, 77, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at his home in Rose City with his family by his side.

He was born March 20, 1942, in Saginaw to Louis and Marjorie (Dishaw) Wend. Ted lived in Rose City with his wife since 1967. He married Linda Card on Nov. 4, 1967, in Rose City. Ted was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1960-1968. He was very proud of his country and always flew the U.S. flag, and had a huge eagle collection. Ted was very active in the community, and his church the Trinity United Methodist Church. He was part of the Community Players for more than 10 years, and also part of the Jaycees. He served on the Rose City fire department for 12 years and was an EMT for 21 years. He enjoyed boating, old cars, shooting, U of M football, and was a member of the NRA. Ted also enjoyed racing, and helped for several years at the Lupton Raceway Drags. But most of all Ted enjoyed spending time with his family, going on trips with his wife, barbecue cookouts and the precious time with his grand and great-grandchildren. Ted will be missed by so many, always joking with and making people laugh.

Ted is survived by the love of his life, Linda Wend of Rose City; daughter, Dawn (Bruce) Kearns of Rose City; son, David (Nicole) Wend of Rose City; his five grandchildren, Katie Wend, Keith Kearns, Charles Wend, Megan Wend and Abigail Wend; and one great-grandson, Aiden Wend. Also surviving are his sister, Diane (Mark) Perze of Huston, Texas; and brother, Dwayne Wend of Rose City.

His was preceded in death by his parents; sister Kathy (Al) Lauwers; and sister-in-law, Debbie Wend.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in Rose City was held Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, with visitation from 1-9 p.m. The funeral service was at the funeral home Monday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. Pastor Helen Alford officiated with burial following at the Lane Heights Cemetery in Lupton, with full military honors.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family of Ted Wend. Online condolences can be shared at www.steuernolmclaren.com.


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