George Wendt Death – Obituary
George Wendt, age 73 sadly passed away on Saturday , 11, 2021 after suffering a heart attack during the a Big Shoulders Open Water Swim Classic in Lake Michigan,
Wendt was a local swimming icon in Chicago, her was a champion U.S. Masters Swimmer and president of the Chicago Masters Swim Club.
“George F. Wendt, who participated in the Olympic swim trials at 16 and was a champion swimmer at Fenwick High School and the University of Minnesota, drowned Saturday during his favorite swim event, the Big Shoulders race off Ohio Street Beach. ”
“The swimming community lost a great man yesterday. George Wendt held many individual lifetime records and was a tireless proponent of the sport. More importantly, he was a very kind and good man with a multitude of friends. Every day, George walked into the Natatorium with a smile on his face and a friendly greeting.
He loved the facility and frequently commented on how much he enjoyed swimming with the Masters group here. The entire FMC family mourns his loss. We send our love and prayers to the Wendt family.
(photo credit to Eric Johnson from yesterday morning) ”
Tributes And Condolences
Tributes and condolences are being shared across social media timelines over the passing of Wendt . It is with a deep sense of loss that friends and families mourn their beloved one who has died unexpectedly.
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George Wendt Obituary
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