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Obituary for Robert Lawrence Wenzel

Robert  Lawrence  Wenzel
Robert Lawrence Wenzel,
83, of Tucson, passed away
on May 21, 2018 at his home.
He was born on March 9,
1935 to Richard and Irene
(Milliman) Wenzel in
Sturgis, MI. He spent the
first half of his life in MI,
working as a superintendent
at George A Odien Underground
Construction. He moved to
Tucson in 1978 and
continued in the construction
field with Bruce Greer and
NAC Construction companies.
He was a member of St.Odilia
and St.Thomas Catholic
Churches, served as a church
usher, was a member of the
Knights of Columbus and a
veteran of the US Army. He
was married to his loving wife,
Laura Lee Heinlen for
61 years. She preceded him
in death, along with his grandson
Conor. He is survived by his
daughters Vicky (Dan), Cindy
(Toby), Marty, Kristy (Neal), and
Michelle, 14 grandchildren and
7.5 great-grandchildren
He was an avid fan of the UofM
and UofA sports, enjoyed
family and sharing meals with
friends. Two Celebrations of Life
will be held. In Tucson, Monday,
June 18, 11:00 amat St. Odilia
Catholic Church with a reception
immediately following. In Sturgis,
Michigan, July 29, 11-2 at Sturges-
Young Auditorium
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