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Sneed, Wendell Age 87, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 with his loving family by his side at the Methodist Hospital - Southlake Campus in Merrillville, IN. He was born to the late Leonard and Bessie Sneed on November 2, 1925 in Tulsa, OK. Wendell is survived by his loving brother, Cornelius T. Sneed; loving nieces, Gwendolyn Boulware of Gary, IN and Carol (John) Bullock of Homewood, IL; loving great-grandnephews and nieces, John (Christina) Bullock II, Lia (Shaun) Edens and Julianne Boulware; loving great-great-grandniece; Elle Jewell Edens, and other loving family members. He was preceded in death by his beloved siblings, Lola J. Snowden, Leonard S. Sneed, Maurice E. Sneed, Jewell A. Moss and Helen M. Daniels. Wendell graduated from Roosevelt High School in the Class of 1942. He later graduated from the University of Michigan where he played in the U of M Marching Band. Wendell had a love for music throughout his life. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the WWII. Wendell worked at the Budd Plant in Gary, IN. He was a member of First A.M.E. Church in Gary, IN. Visitation will be Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. with the Celebration of Life for Wendell Sneed beginning at 11 a.m. in the Main Chapel at the Ridgelawn Funeral Home, 4201 West Ridge Road, Gary, IN 46408 with Reverend Therrie Williams, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Veteran's Section at the Ridgelawn Cemetery in Gary, IN. Wendell will be deeply missed by his loving, devoted family and precious friends. God Grant Him Eternal Rest. Online condolences may be made at www.ridgelawnfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Post Tribune on Mar. 22, 2013
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