John G. Wendholt, 66, Huntingburg

John G. Wendholt, 66, of Huntingburg, died Monday (November 20) at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Evansville. He was born in Huntingburg May 30, 1951, to Albinus and Mildred (Steltenpohl) Wendholt. He married Jane Hohl October 22, 1977, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg.

John was employed at Mobel Manufacturing in Ferdinand for 30 years. He also worked for a number of years at CVS Pharmacy and for Sheldon’s Express Pharmacy. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church, volunteered with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, was an avid collector, and enjoyed spending time playing with his grandson.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Wendholt; one daughter, Tracy Eckstein and husband Chris, Jasper; three brothers, Danny and Roman Wendholt, both of Huntingburg, and Paul Wendholt, Dale; one sister, Mary Lee Knies, Ferdinand; one grandson, Myles Eckstein; and by nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A parish rosary prayer vigil will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Cemetery Endowment or to Relay for Life. Online condolences may be shared at www.nassandson.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. The funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Ryan Hilderbrand.

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