Wendell Rehnblom Obituary

Wendell L. Rehnblom
Wendell L. Rehnblom

January 20, 1923 - July 28, 2019
Born in Stanhope, IA
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Wendell L. Rehnblom, 96, passed away, Sunday, July 28, 2019, VA Central Health Care in Des Moines.

Wendell was born on the family farm near Stanhope, IA, January 20, 1923, son of Philip and Olga (Sandegren) Rehnblom. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from Stanhope High School in 1940 and later the University of Iowa in 1950. He served his country in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.

Wendell was united in marriage to Grace M. Rasmussen on June 18, 1948 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Iowa City. Three children were born to this union, Janet, Ann and David. The family moved to Des Moines in 1969 and Wendell became distributor of Watkins Products, which he continued until retiring in 1995.

He was a member of the Capitol Hill Lutheran Church, Auburn-Union Park Masonic Lodge, Heartland Chapter Order of Eastern Star of which he was Worthy Patron and Highland Park American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Lyla Bristow and Beverly Miller.

He is survived by his wife Grace, three children, Janet (Richard) Lueras of Las Vegas, NV, Ann Blazejewski of Waukee, IA and David Rehnblom of Overland Park, KS, five grandchildren, Rachel, Wendy, John, Drew and Melanie.




Memorial Services
Capitol Hill Lutheran Church
511 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA US 50309
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
11:00 AM