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Richard B. Wenzel Obituary
Richard B. Wenzel

Born: Aug. 1, 1931; in Marietta, OH

Died: July 8, 2014; in Crystal Lake

Richard B. Wenzel, born August 1, 1931, in Marietta, Ohio to Roy and Anna Wenzel, Dick passed away surrounded by his loving family at his home in Crystal Lake, Illinois on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Dick grew up in Marietta, Ohio. He was an outstanding athlete and graduated from Marietta College with a degree in Geology. He served four years in the United States Air Force before working in sales for Motorola for 27 years. Dick will be remembered for his empathetic nature with an engaging personality and quick wit. Family was very important to him; he instilled a great sense of compassion for others. His love for his immediate and extended family was felt by all who knew him. Richard had a great love for life and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his loving wife of 59 years, Nancy, he is survived by his children, Susan (Robert) Liva, Richard Jr. (Nancy), Clifford, and Britt (Jerri); beloved grandchildren, Robert and Louis Liva, Ted and Abbey Wenzel, Taylor Wenzel, and Jason, Kyle, Nicholas, and Anna Wenzel; sister, Sophie Morris of Toledo, Ohio; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial visitation will be held Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E Terra Cotta Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.

In Dick's memory, donations may be made to the JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington, IL 60010.

To leave the family online condolences, please visit www.davenportfamily.com or call the funeral home at 815-459-3411 for information.
Published in the Northwest Herald from July 10 to July 12, 2014
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