|Birth: ||May 21, 1915|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 2007|
Wayne Arthur Proell, age 92, a resident of Las Vegas, N.M., for the past 24 years and former resident of Seymour, Ind,. passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007 at the Vida Encantada Nursing & Rehab, Las Vegas, NM.
He was born in Chicago, Ill., on May 21, 1915, to the late Arthur Max Proell and Rose Johnson Proell.
He was united in marriage in Chicago on Sept. 9, 1939, to Estelle Norway.
He was a chemist and Director of AMOCO Oil Refinery and owned 100 patents in Petroleum Chemistry. He wrote three books in Thermodynamics. He was awarded the U.S. Government of office Research and Development Award.
He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, member of the American Rocket Society, the American Chemical Society and the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Arthur Max and Rose Proell and wife: Estelle Proell.
He is survived by his two daughters: Barbara Joan Proell and Rosalind Clark and husband Ronald all of Las Vegas, N.M.; sister: Bernice Russell of Chicago; grandchildren: Jennifer Logue and husband Randy of Hollister, California, Roger Clark and wife Heather of Lexington, Mass., Kenneth Clark and wife Jessica of Olympia, Wash., and Stephanie Armijo and husband Paul of Chandler, Arizona; great-grandchildren: Rachel, Katie, Amber and Samantha Logue all of Hollister, California; Ainsley and Declan Clark both of Lexington, Mass.; Derek Clark of Olympia, Wash., and Brandon, Erik and Daniel Armijo all of Chandler, Ariz.; friend: Bill Rittscoff of New Buffalo, Mich.; numerous other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Las Vegas, N.M. with the Rev. Earnest Hengst officiating. Interment will follow at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery with the followings serving as casket bearers: Roger Clark, Kenneth Clark, Ronald Clark, Eric Erikson, David Hacker and Wayne Sonchar
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, NM, 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Aug 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21051631
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