Wendlen Vetter, 81, Devils Lake, formerly of Esmond, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in a Devils Lake nursing home.
He was born July 15, 1931, to Rochus and Catherine Vetter, in Selz. He was drafted into the Army in 1953 and served in Germany. He was married for a time to Agnes Bjerke. He was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard of Devils Lake.
Survivors: sons, Waun, Crookston, Minn., Wade, Devils Lake; brothers, Herman, Grand Forks, Ronnie, of Harvey; sister, Bernese Larson, Gillette, Wyo.
No service will be held at this time.
Burial: Will be in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Esmond, in the spring.
(Nelson Funeral Home, Maddock)