Monday, July 28th, 2008
Eugene A. "Gene" Wendel, 57, of 14234 Disher Road, New Weston, died July 26, 2008, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following an apparent heart attack.
He was born Nov. 3, 1950, in Celina, to Arthur and Bernadine "Bernie" Drees Wendel. His mother survives in New Weston. On July 30, 1994, he married Lois Burton, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Craig (Sherry), Union City, Ind., Chad (Jennifer), Portland, Ind., Curt (Jennifer), Ossian, Ind.; a brother, Jerry (Ann), New Weston; three sisters, Shirley (Nick) Wenning, Celina, Karen (Mark) Brooks, Union City, Elaine Witters, Beavercreek; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchldren.
He was employed at Al Ag Services in Fort Recovery, and graduate in 1968 from Mississinawa Valley High in Union City.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, the Revs., Charles Mullen and Dennie Paul officiating. Burial is at St. Paul Cemetery, Sharpsburg.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Dan Thornhill Benefit in Greenville, or the Center for Neurological Development, Burkettsville.