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Karen Wendt, age 80, of West Point

Posted: 08 January, 2018

Memorial services for Karen Wendt, age 80, of West Point, NE will be on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in West Point, NE with Pastor Richard Bringewatt officiating.  Interment will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Winside, NE following lunch at the church.  Minnick Funeral Home in West Point is handling the arrangements for the family.  Karen passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Country View Assisted Living in Wayne, NE.

Karen June Wendt was born on May 26, 1937 in Stuart, NE to Delbert and Sarah Lucille (Putnam) Doty.  In her early years, the family lived in several towns, due to her father’s job in construction.  Karen graduated from Wayne High School in 1952.  She was united in marriage to Dick Risor.
Karen worked at Fred’s Fireside Restaurant in Norfolk, G&G Fashions in Norfolk, and various other restaurants over the years.  She was later married to Richard Wendt.
Karen was a resident of the Somerset Aprartments in West Point, NE prior to living at Country View Assisted Living in Wayne, NE.
Karen was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point and enjoyed attending the Sunshine Center in West Point for meals and activities.  She enjoyed playing cards, doing crossword puzzles, arts and crafts.
Survivors include-
Daughter- Linda and Randy Fox of Coleridge, NE and family-
            Traci and Al Foote and children-Courtney, Brogan & Hunter
            Joni and Craig Schultz and children- Layton & Ainsley
            Tyler and Anslee Steenken and children-Harper & Finn
            Alisha and Ryan Stone and child-Noah
            Megan and Anthony Shearer and children-Baylie, Branden & Brecken
            Kelli Fox and child-Lily

Daughter- Barb Jaeger of Wayne, NE and family-
            Jeffrey and Lisa Farran and children-Kale, Jessa & Eve
            Nicole and Marc Schmitz and children-Hattie, Alex, Leah & Max
            Jami Jaeger

Daughter- Lorri and Randy Kumm of Brunswick, NE and family-
            Sarah and Phil Rasmussen and child-Taylin
            Amanda Kumm and Brauk Thomas

Son- Del and Nicole Risor of Wayne, NE and family-
            A.J. Risor
            Belle Risor
            Cici Risor
            Emma Forsythe

Son- Ted Risor (deceased) and his family
            Matt Risor (deceased)
            Austin Risor

Son-Randy and Pam Risor of Tonapah, AZ and family-
            Barb and child-Dillon
            Chris (deceased)
Brother- Lynn and Jane Doty of King City, OR
Karen was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, son, and a grandson.

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