July 02, 1922 ‒ June 02, 2006
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Wendell C. Wolfe, age 83, of Yauger Rd., Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, June 02, 2006 at The Inn at HillenVale. He was born on July 2, 1922 in Gambier, Ohio to the late Ross E. and Genevieve (Hampshire) Wolfe. Wendell was employed as an Expeditor for Cooper-Bessemer for over 39 years. He was Commander of the Civil Air Patrol from 1950 to 1980. Wendell was a member of the Mt. Zion Lodge #9 F&AM and the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Elizabeth (McConnell) Wolfe, a son Philip (Mary Jane) Wolfe of Duluth, Georgia, two daughters, Peggy (William) Pursel of Mount Vernon, Lou Ann (David) Bouchard of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren, Athena (James) Maynor, Adam Pursel, Bobby Wolfe, Matt Pursel, Angie (Andrew) Thompson, Nicole Bouchard and Andy Bouchard, three great grandchildren, James Randal Maynor, Caden Maynor, Ian Maynor and a daughter-in-law, Laurie Duchesne.
He was preceded in death by his son Robert W. Wolfe and a brother, Lawrence Wolfe.
Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 7 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Union Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or the charity of one’s choice.
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com