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Loren Vergil "Doc" Wendell
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1928
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: May 24, 1987
Washington County
Oregon, USA

Loren was born and raised in Fresno California. He was the son of Albert Wendell and Lydia Marie Ulrich Wendell. In high school he was active in sports and football. After High school Loren went on to attend Utah State College Majoring in Zoologist and Animal husbandry. In 1950 Loren met Maxine McNeil and later married on Aug 24 1951 in Logan Cache County, Utah. The couple moved to Salt Lake City. Loren and Maxine had two daughters Deborah and Lydia. Loren would later adopted Maxine's two children Winn and Susan.
In 1951 Loren worked for Vet clinic on State St in Salt Lake and at Salt Lake zoo.
With a love for animals he had since childhood Loren and Maxine raised Bulldogs and Labs.
In 1960 Loren became a Prof. AKC Licensed All Breed Dog Handler. He was one of the top handlers in Utah and the Northwest regions. He was well known and like by other dog handlers through out the dog world.
In 1970 Loren became an American Kennel Club judge. His judging took him all over the US. He was asked to judge at Westminster Kennel Club. He had to turn them down when it conflict with another much smaller club's show he agreed to judge the same week. He was respected his judging by other judges and all who showed under him.
During 1968 Loren became an USDA meat inspector in Utah. While working for the government he moved his family to Oregon in fall 1973. It was here Loren love was to go Salmon fishing. While fishing one day he came very close of drowning when he sliped on the ice and fell in . After that he bought his Salmon at the store.
It was Lung Cancer that would end up taking Loren's life during this time he became a spokesman against smoking.
Family links: 
  Albert A Wendell (1880 - 1957)
  Lydia Maire Ulrich Wendell (1883 - 1954)
  Maxine Mecham McNeil Wendell (1929 - 1989)*
  Dora Susan Wendell Smith (1950 - 2010)*
  Myron Albert Wendell (1927 - 1927)*
  Loren Vergil Wendell (1928 - 1987)
*Calculated relationship
Our Love Is Forever
Fir Lawn Cemetery
Washington County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Row BA grave 54
Created by: Deb
Record added: Jun 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20069586
Loren Vergil Doc Wendell
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Loren Vergil Doc Wendell
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Loren Vergil Doc Wendell
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Happy Birthday Dad.
- Deb
 Added: Feb. 14, 2012
Happy Birthday Grandpa.
 Added: Feb. 2, 2012
Happy Birthday Dad.Miss you
- Debbie
 Added: Feb. 2, 2012
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