Emil L. Wallender

Emil “Butch” L. Wallender, 75, of North Fond du Lac, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at St. Agnes Hospital.

He was born on June 22, 1945, in Fond du Lac, the son of Emil and Viola Roberts Wallender. On July 17, 1965, he married Ann J. Berkevich at Presentation Church in North Fond du Lac.

Butch worked as a machinist at Mercury Marine for 43 years.  He enjoyed his family, fishing and hunting.  He loved sports, especially watching the Milwaukee Bucks and the Packers. He was very supportive of his grandson’s basketball games.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Ann Wallender of North Fond du Lac, his children: Don Wallender of Fond du Lac, Tim (Laura Schwartzburg) Wallender of Mountain, WI, his grandson Johnathan Wallender, his sisters: Vivian Gyr, Lorraine Bonnell, Nancy Kartos and Diane Funk all of Fond du Lac.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his infant brother, two brothers-in-law: Leonard Gyr and Tom Bonnell.

At Butch’s request, there will be no visitation or services.  Cremation will take place.

Kurki Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkifuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420