Death of Bruce B. Wenzel
Bruce Byron Wenzel, 88, passed away at home Friday, August 12, 2016. He was born October 26, 1927, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the younger son of Irma Bierer and Clarence Wenzel. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Bruce spent 54 years as the proprietor of Mercer Wenzel, a family department store on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. He worked to improve the community through his involvement in Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, Community Chest and United Way. Bruce loved playing tennis, and was a longtime member of the Ocean Club, Delray Beach Club, Little Club and Quail Ridge. He is survived by his children, Karen, Mark and Chris, and his grandchildren, Margaret, Kai and Kaeli Stenroos, and Karlanna and Britt Lewis.