Wesley D. "Wes" SchloteJune 14, 1950 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 69)
Memorial services for Wesley Dale “Wes” Schlote, 69, of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 1, 2019, at Christ Lutheran Church. Reverend Dave Goehmann will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm, Thursday, at the Home for Funerals on Norfolk Avenue.
Wes passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Center.
Wes was born on June 14, 1950, the son of Herman and Gladys (Heese) Schlote, in Sioux City, IA. He was raised in Laurel and Plainview. Wes graduated from Plainview in 1968. He continued his education at Wayne State College, in Wayne, NE.
On September 14, 1972, Wes married Paula Jo Renter. The couple made their home in Norfolk.
Wes was in construction. He worked for several contractors, including Morton Buildings. He specialized in floor installation and later became a carpet layer. Following his retirement, Wes began working for the City of Norfolk in the Parks Department.
Wes is survived by his three children: Christine (Jason) Donner, of Lincoln, Michelle Schlote, of Omaha, and Jared Schlote, of Norfolk; his siblings: Keith (Bonnie) Schlote, of Omaha, AR, Bruce (Nancy)Schlote, of Plainview, Dona (Doug) Thies, of Norfolk, Dale (Tammy) Schlote, of Norfolk and Dean (Nancy) Schlote, of Plainview.
He was preceded by his wife, Paula Jo, and his parents.