John E. Walendy, of Saint Charles, Missouri, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2023 at the age of 78. Loving husband of 55 years to Patricia Walendy; beloved son of the late Marlin and Ruth Anne Walendy; devoted father of Christopher Walendy, and the late Matthew Walendy; dearest brother of Thomas Walendy, Mary Alice (Jim) Evans, Anne (Kevin) Davis, and Martha (Aaron) Spital; dear brother-in-law of Harriet (the late Tom) Pallardy, and Daniel Orf.
John proudly and honorably served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War Era. He was an engineer with McDonnell Douglas/Boeing and retired after more than 30 years.
As a devoted man of faith, John was a lifelong member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, where he served as an usher and a money counter. John volunteered with the St. Charles County Historical Society and was a board member for the St. Charles City Parks. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 823.
In his free time, John enjoyed playing golf, reading, and watching sports. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Memorial contributions may be made in John's name to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.