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Obituary for August Wanta, Jr.

August "Gary" Wanta, Jr., 78, Bevent, died Monday, January 23, 2017 at his home.
He was born on March 7, 1938 in the town of Bevent, the son of the late August and Regina (Cychosz) Wanta, Sr.
In January of 1966, Gary was united in marriage to Caroline Pochinski. She survives.
Gary worked for Patrick Cudahy for over 44 years. He was a member of St. Ladislaus Catholic Church, Bevent. Gary enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Survivors include his wife, Caroline; four children, Melvin Wanta, Milwaukee, Daniel Wanta, CA, David Wanta, Waukesha and June (Roger) Kuklinski, Hatley; two grandchildren, Robin Kuklinski and Danielle Wanta; two sisters, Louise (Phil) Stemo and Terenia (Harry) Gruna and one brother, Ambrose (Rita) Wanta. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer and Tony and one sister, Loretta Ostrowski.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Friday, January 27, 2017 at St. Ladislaus Catholic Church, Bevent. Fr. Roy Witucki will officiate. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 9am until the time of services at the church. Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at schmidtschulta.com.


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Visitation

Friday

27

Jan

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Ladislaus Catholic Church

6455 State Rd 153
Hatley, WI 54440

Service

Friday

27

Jan

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Ladislaus Catholic Church

6455 State Rd 153
Hatley, WI 54440

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Ladislaus Catholic Cemetery

State Rd 153
Hatley, WI 54440

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