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Wendell Bert “Bumps” Wolfe - Spooner Advocate: Obituaries

Wendell Bert “Bumps” Wolfe

Age: 55

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Posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2006 12:00 am

of Whitefish, died on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at Spooner Health System.

He was born on Feb. 4, 1950, in Hayward, to Richard and Ida (Quaderer) Wolfe. He grew up in Whitefish and graduated from Hayward High School. After high school he attended Dunwoody Technical College in Minneapolis, then worked for Fox Valley Engineering in Rice Lake.

In October 1969 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged in November 1971, and then returned to the Lac Courte Oreilles area.

In 1972 he married Deborah Taylor in Hayward. They were married for 23 years.

He worked for LCO Development for several years and the LCO Casino. He was currently working for LCO Housing.

He is survived by his children, Tina (Paul) Lacapa of Hayward, Jeremy (Julie) Wolfe of Washburn, and Brandon (Janice) Wolfe of Hayward; grandchildren, Brianna and Gabrielle Lacapa; brothers, Richard (Carol) of Stone Lake, Douglas of Hayward, and Jay of Stone Lake; sisters, Terry Wolfe and Doreen Wolfe, both of Stone Lake; fiancèe, Barb Miller, of Spooner; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and nieces Lynsey Beaudin and Sarah Wolfe.

The funeral was conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, at Whitefish Presbyterian Indian Mission in Whitefish. Pastor M. John Quaderer officiated. Music was provided by Carol Wolfe and Sarah Conner.

Visitation was at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Pineview Funeral Service in Hayward.

Burial was in Whitefish Cemetery.

Honorary casketbearers were Bill Cadotte, Paul Lacapa, Chuck Martin, Jim Meyer, and Jim Wolfe.

Casket bearers were Brian Bisonette, Bill and Bruce Nebel, Steve Stout, and Bob and Rick Wolfe.

Arrangements were by Pineview Funeral Service in Hayward.

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