Harry C. “Sonny” Wenzel, 91, formerly of 824 Shaurette St., died Monday, Nov. 8, 1999, at the home of his daughter in Plover.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Catholic Church with the Rev. Dan Kozlowski officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home, with a American Legion and Disabled American Veterans a ritual at 6 p.m., an Elks ritual at 6:45 p.m. and the Knights of Columbus combining with the general rosary at 7 p.m.
Mr. Wenzel was born April 26, 1908, in Ashland, a son of the late Charles and Emma (Brezinski) Wenzel. He attended local schools.
He entered the U.S. Army on May 4, 1942, in Madison. He was a sergeant, serving in the military police. He received the World War II Victory Medal and the European/African/Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon. He was honorably discharged on Oct. 19, 1945, in Waukesha.
He was married to Irene Helminiak on June 26, 1948, at St. Peter Catholic Church. After the marriage the couple settled in Stevens Point. She died Sept. 6, 1996.
He was employed as a truck driver for Mollen trucking for a number of years. He also worked as a bartender for the Hot Fish Shop and was a part-time driver and assisted at funerals for Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home for many years.
He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 30, American Legion Post 6, Knights of Columbus Monsignor McGinley Council 1170, Elks Lodge 641 and Harmonia Club of Stevens Point.
Survivors include two daughters, Jeannine (Wayne) Konkle, Plover and Lynn Kirschner, Stevens Point; and six grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.