Leo C. Wunder, age 91 of Highland, IL, died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL.
He was born on Friday, February 26, 1926, in Milwaukee, WI, the son of Charles and Ella (nee Krewald) Wunder.
On Saturday, October 30, 1948, he married Arlene M. Wunder, nee Hennei at Milwaukee, WI, who survives.
He was a member of Lutheran Faith (Missouri Senate) and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Leo was born and grew up in Milwaukee, WI. He graduated from Washington High School, Milwaukee, WI. He served with the US Navy, active duty from 1944 to 1946 during WWII. He lived most of his life in the suburbs of Milwaukee, WI. He and his wife moved to Highland, IL in 2009. He was a cabinet maker and carpenter by trade. He and his wife owned and enjoyed time at their summer home in the Eagle River-Three Lakes Chain area in Wisconsin. He enjoyed fishing and all sports.
Wife – Arlene M. Wunder, Highland, IL
Daughter – Karen L. Matchulat, Sussex, WI
Daughter – Linda M. Wunder, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Jason (Amy) Wunder, Pewaukee, WI
Grandchild – Jeffrey (Connie) Wunder, Kenosha, WI
Grandchild – James Wunder, Waukesha, WI
Grandchild – Andrew Wunder, Saint Louis, MO
Grandchild – Lisa (Michael) Briggs, Shawnee , KS
Grandchild – Sara (Jasmin) Zejnic, Kansas City, MO
Great Grandchild – Mackenzie Briggs
Great Grandchild – Graham Wunder
Great Grandchild – Ava Wunder
He was preceded in death by:
Father – Charles Wunder
Mother – Ella Wunder, nee Krewald
Son – Thomas L. Wunder – Died 04/22/2014
Brother – John Wunder
Daughter-in-law – Louella Wunder – Died 02/03/2017
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Interment will be at a later date at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield, WI.
Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics-Illinois.