DEERWOOD -- Paul Wendlandt Jr., 72, Deerwood, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
He was born Jan. 24, 1930, in Mankato to Paul and Caroline (Armstrong) Wendlandt Sr. He moved to Minneapolis in 1942 and lived there until he moved to Deerwood in 1980. He graduated from Macalester College and William Mitchell College of Law. He entered the Army in 1950 and was a military sergeant serving in Korea in 1951-52. He married Donnie J. Inman in 1971 in South Dakota. He practiced law in the Deerwood area from 1978 to the present. He was a Crow Wing Public Defender for 15 years. He was a member of the Crow Wing/Aitkin Bar Association, Walter Scott Erickson American Legion Post No. 557 in Deerwood. He was a past president of ACA and Fur, Fin and Feather.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Anne Bandel, Brainerd, Lynn Jannetta, Deerwood, Mary Walden, Peoria, Ill., and Kathleen Hill, Shoreview; three sons, Paul Wendlandt III, St. Paul, Greg Wendlandt, Farmington, and Mark Wendlandt, Sauk Rapids; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Moritz, St. Louis, Mo.
His parents died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood with the Rev. David N. Anderson officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Fort Snelling National Cemetery with full military honors.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at Koop Funeral Home in Crosby and an hour before services Tuesday at the church.
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