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Cory C. Wendt

May 28, 1977 - July 8, 2006 LITCHFIELD -- Cory Curtis Wendt, 29, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of Litchfield and Grove City, died Saturday in Albuquerque. The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City. Burial will...

May 28, 1977 - July 8, 2006

LITCHFIELD -- Cory Curtis Wendt, 29, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of Litchfield and Grove City, died Saturday in Albuquerque.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City. Burial will be at Burr Oak Cemetery in Union Grove Township.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Arrangements are with Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.

He was born May 28, 1977, in Litchfield to Curtis and Deborah (Garding) Wendt. He attended high school in Grove City and Paynesville and graduated in 1995.

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He was married to Emily Kotrba from July of 1999 to 2004. He graduated from college in St. Cloud in 2005 and was trained in law enforcement and as a firefighter. He helped in the family business in Litchfield. He was a security officer, a prison officer in Arizona, installed car stereo equipment and was a fire fighter.

He was involved in the Big Brother mentoring organization.

He is survived by his parents of Grove City; one brother: Eric Wendt of Grove City; his grandparents: Marcellus and Mary Lou Garding of Paynesville, Sylvia Wendt of Litchfield; and former wife: Emily Kotrba.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather: Freeman Wendt.

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