Hans D. Wende, age 81 of Clare, passed away Monday, October 1, 2012 at the MidMichigan Medical Center in Gladwin. Hans was born the son on Fredrich and Friedel (Liebschwager) Wende on January 26, 1931 in Schlazien, Germany. He was united in marriage to Elma S. Lange on June 13, 1953 in Breman, Germany with her predeceasing him on May 2, 2009. Hans had worked as a Tool Maker; he had moved to the Clare area from Warren in 1990. While living in Warren, Hans had sang with the Reingoldt Men’s Choir. He loved to garden and spend time outdoors fishing, feeding his birds and watching the birds and animals at called his property home.
Hans is survived by his son Werner (Jody Paschen) Wende of Macomb; a daughter Regina (John) Pirosko of Clare; four grandchildren Jeff (Becky) Pirosko, Jason (Christina) Pirosko, Jennifer (Fred) McAvoy and Leanna Wende; as well as his eight great grandchildren Jaydon, Avery, Landon, Madison, Melina, Cameron, Lucas and Aristyn. Hans was predeceased by his parents and siblings Horst and Anita.
A Memorial Services for Hans is planned for Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:30 P.M. at the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home. Visitation will be held prior beginning at 11:00 A.M. Memorial contributions may be made to Hans’ family. Please leave a condolence for Hans at www.stephenson-wyman.com