CELINA, Ohio — Larry Danny Wendel, 67, of Celina, passed away at 6:15 a.m. on March 17, 2014, at home with his family.
He was born a triplet on Aug. 4, 1946, in Mercer County, Ohio, to the late Lisle and Norma (Gehm) Wendel.
On Feb. 7, 1970, he married Linda Sudhoff at the St. Anthony Catholic Church. She survives.
Also surviving are his children: Marie and Tim Miller of Hicksville,
Aaron and Maggie Wendel of Wake Forest, N.C., Danielle and Tim Feifs of
Greensboro, N.C., Dustin Wendel of Celina; a niece: Jordana Stefano of
Celina; brother and sisters-in-law: Vern and Kathy Wendel of Celina,
Susan Wendel of Celina; sister and brother-in-law: Linda and Herman
Rogers of Sebring, Fla.; half brother: Kevin and Teresa Wendel of St.
Marys; stepbrother: Wayne and Judy Wilson of Florida; stepsister: John
and Amy Bubp of St. Marys; nine grandchildren: Olivia, Ashtyn, Hunter,
Addyson, Mckenna, Brennon, Harrison, Ava, Claudia, and several nieces
He was preceded in death by his stepmother: Mary
Wendel, brothers: Terry, Gary, Doug Wendel, his sisters and
brother-in-law: Maryann and John Roberts, Konstance Stefano, and two
Larry graduated form Lincolnview High School with the
Class of 1964. He was a resident of the Marsh Foundation from 1959-1964.
He served his country in the United State Army as an aircraft mechanic
crew chief during the Vietnam War from 1966-1968. Larry was a member of
the Celina V.F.W. Post 5713, the Celina American Legion Post 210, and
the Celina Moose Lodge.
He was formerly employed at Mersman Table
in Celina, Avco New Idea in Coldwater, a telephone contractor, Omni
Manufacturing, and retired from Reynolds and Reynolds after 25 years.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on
Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
in Celina, with Fr. Kenneth G. Alt C.PP.S. officiating, Burial will
follow in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery in Celina, with military honors by
the Celina American Legion Post 210 and Celina V.F.W. Post 5713.
A celebration of Larry’s life will be held from 12-4 p.m. on Thursday at the Celina Moose Lodge.
lieu of flowers, the family would like memorial contributions made to
the Celina Health Professionals or the Marsh Foundation.
Online condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.