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Theodore Judson Wandel

1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Theodore Judson Wandel Obituary
Theodore Judson Wandel, 92, of Ionia, passed away Jan. 22, 2014, in Lansing. He was born Aug. 16, 1921, in Lyons the son of Elba and Mary (Lee) Wandel.
Theodore married Lavone Gardner in 1976. She later passed in 2008. He was a member of the Sheridan VFW, Ionia Commission on Aging, Euchre Club, and Shiloh Community Church. Theodore enjoyed golfing, playing cards, and traveling.
Theodore is survived by his children, Susan (Tom) Verellen of Shelby Twp., Dave (Pam) Ciganick of Bellaire, Connie Coates of Florida, Shirley Malloy of North Carolina, Jim (Cindy) Wandel of Springport, Paul (Bev) Wandel of Mulliken and Betty Lou (Ed) Wise of Oklahoma; daughter-in-law, Laurel Wandel of Onondaga; brother, Dale (Linda) Wandel of Ionia; sisters, Eudora Ludwick of Ionia, Dorothy (Tom) Eckley of Ionia, and Betty (Wayne) Keefer of Arkansas; 27 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lavone Wandel; son, Gary Wandel; and brothers, Leslie, Alfred and Robert Wandel.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at Shiloh Community Church with Pastor Ken Harger officiating. Visitation will be held 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 at Lake Funeral Home in Ionia.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Theodore's name to the Sheridan VFW. Online condolences may be made at
Published in Ionia Sentinel-Standard on Jan. 23, 2014
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