Obituary: James A. Wanty, Jr.
James A. Wanty, Jr., 62 of Land O’Lakes died Tuesday, Sept. 30. He was born in Phelps to James and Gertrude (Malosik) Wanty, Sr. Jim is survived by his daughter, Rachael (Ripcord) Verbist of Rhinelander; three grandchildren; and one brother, Richard (Heidi) Wanty of Foley, Minn. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Anthony Verbist. Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 5 from noon until the 2 p.m. memorial service at the Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home, with Chaplain John Uhlarik officiating. Following the service there will be a luncheon in the banquet room. (Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home)