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Victor "Vic" L. Wennstedt

I am a Veteran.Victor "Vic" L. Wennstedt
December 4, 1925 -  October 1, 2019

Victor ‘Vic’ Wennstedt, 93, and lifetime resident of Fremont
Died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Methodist Fremont Health

Vic was born December 4, 1925 to Gustav and Anna ‘Hipke’ Wennstedt, and was one of 8 children. He received his schooling in Fremont and graduated from Fremont High School in 1943, lettering in football, basketball, and track. Upon graduation he enlisted in the U. S. Navy. Vic was a signalman for the Navy, spending time in New Guinea, Philippines, Japan, Hawaii and the Marshall Islands. He was honorably discharged after serving 3 years.

Upon returning from his service in WWII Vic married Betty Thompson on November 24, 1946. To this marriage 3 children were born – David and twins Barbara and Brenda. Vic enjoyed camping, traveling, and watching his children’s, grandkids and great grandchildren’s sporting events. In his earlier years Vic worked for Fremont Union Transfer Co., Hipke Cleaners and the U.S. Postal service for 33 years. Upon retirement he then volunteered at the Low Income Ministry for 20 years.

Vic is survived by 3 children and spouses: David(Phyllis) Wennstedt of Omaha, Brenda (Bob) Hemje of Grand Island, and Barbara(Norm) Keimig of White Bear, Minnesota; 8 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty on December 1, 2018, parents, and all of his brothers and sisters.

The funeral service will be 10am, Saturday, October 5 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Burial is in Ridge Cemetery with Military Honors by the Fremont Honor Guard. A luncheon will follow the burial in the fellowship hall of the Fremont Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Fremont Presbyterian Church or Low Income Ministry.

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