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Wendell Clifton Beal
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1926
Death: Feb. 22, 2015

ELYRIA, Ohio — Wendell Clifton Beal of Elyria, 88 years old, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Avon Oaks Nursing Home in Avon. Wendell and his twin brother were born to the late Irvin H. and Mae M. Beal (Blume) of Ellerslie. Wendell retired from the General Motors (Elyria Plant) in 1986 after nearly 35 years of service. He was the Benefits Representative for UAW Local 780 employees for many years, as well as, holding many offices in the 780 Local, including Past-President of the Retiree’s Chapter. Wendell served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Long Island in the Pacific Theater. His interests included the UAW, city politics, golf, ice skating, yard-work and taking walks. Preceding him in death was the love of his life, and wife for over 62 years, Kathleen Beal (Oster); his brother, Troy Beal; a half-brother, Bob Wakefoose; and half-sister, Winifred (Wakefoose) Dudley. Wendell is survived by his daughters, Wendy Mertz (Jim) of Elyria and Erin Link (Ed) of Amherst; grandchildren, Julie (Tjemmes) Painter of Louisville, Ky., Megan Link of Toledo, and Ethan Link of Amherst; Ozwald Beal (Wendell’s twin) of Hyattsville; his sister, Zelma Kelly of Ellerslie; and sisters-in-law, Betty Beal and Carrie Pfitzenmayer of Ellerslie; as well as, many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Inc., 169 Clarence Street, Hyndman, on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, from noon until 1 p.m., where a funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Burial at Porter Cemetery, Hyndman. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Cumberland Times-News, February 23, 2015 
 
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 Spouse:
  Kathleen Oster Beal (1927 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Porter Cemetery
Hyndman
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Richard DeVore
Record added: Jun 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92051700
Wendell Clifton Beal
Added by: Richard DeVore
 
 
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