Chad Wenzel Death, Obituary -Another one who was snatched from us far too soon. Wenzel, Chad Everyone who knew you thought highly of you and won’t soon forget you. I hope your birthday is fantastic! had Another one of our loved ones that died far too young was Wenzel. You were a remarkable person who will always be cherished. Likewise, happy birthday and best wishes! My buddy, take off! I hope everything turns out well for you, buddy.
Any higher-quality, more recent pictures that could be added to the memory wall would be greatly appreciated. At the Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston, Chad Wenzel, 48, passed away on March 5th. The funeral will take place on Monday, March 11, at 10:30 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Parkston. The visitation will take place at Faith Lutheran Church in Parkston on Sunday, March 10, from five until seven o’clock, and a prayer service will follow at seven o’clock.
On December 16, 1970, in Yankton, South Dakota, Gerry and Jan (Gerlach) Wenzel welcomed their son Chad Gerald Wenzel into the world. He was baptized and confirmed on January 10, 1971, at Zion Lutheran Church in Delmont, South Dakota. He maintained his schooling at Delmont High School after his family relocated from Delmont to Parkston, South Dakota, and did so until he earned his diploma from Parkston High School in 1989.
Throughout high school, Chad participated in sports such as football, basketball, and track & field. He loved baseball and played pitcher on a regular basis. He completed his studies at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he also played baseball and worked at Elmwood Golf Club for a year. He graduated with honors from Augustana in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
He moved back to Parkston in 1994, when he joined his father at the family business, the Wenzel Insurance Agency. Goodbye buddy, I hope and pray that you find peace and joy; may you soar, my friend! Any more recent, better photos that you could add to the memory wall would be greatly appreciated.