Wendell D. Sisco,
age 72 of Porter, IN, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018.
He was born on
February 13, 1946, in Wichita, KS, to Glen Alonzo and Virginia Julien
Wendell is survived
by his son, Wendell “Butch” Sisco Jr. (life partner, Carl Edwards);
daughter, Roberta LaRue (Robert Hamscher) Sisco; brothers, Gwendell “Jay”
(Linda), Glendell and Daniel “Robin” (Maria) Sisco; grandchildren, Bobbi Jo
Sisco, Rhiannon Daniel, Shelby Sisco, Sabrina Sisco and Dalton Durocher;
great-grandchildren, Myles Sisco, Kristina Rosas, Arriana Rosas, Dezhon
Knight, Aaliyah Winters and Owen McLarty; former spouse and friend, Wilda
Sawaski; many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends; his beloved
dog, Lady; and caregiver, friend and companion, Cali Donaldson.
preceded in death by his parents; son, Jason Elliott Sisco; daughter,
Jennifer Sue Sisco; and brother, Lendell Sisco.
Wendell was a
United States Navy Veteran and retired from Bethlehem Steel after 33 years
of service. He loved fishing, spending time outdoors with his dog, Lady, and
especially loved campfires and spending time with his family. Wendell was a
very compassionate, giving person. He loved scratch-off lottery tickets and
was especially fond of ‘Sliders’.
will be held on Monday, December 17, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368, with
Chaplain Craig Forwalter officiating.
Visitation will be
held on Monday, December 17, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the
in Wendell’s honor may be made to VNA Hospice, 501 Marquette St.,
Valparaiso, IN 46383.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com