Aug. 30, 1930 - Sept. 30, 2013
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JACKSONVILLE, FL - Daniel Lee Wendel passed away peacefully on Monday, September 30th, at Mayo Hospital, Jacksonville, FL, with his family by his side. He was born on August 30, 1930, to the late Fred and Elvera Wendel of Mishawaka as one of 13 siblings. He attended high school in South Bend and Indiana University. He was a veteran of the US Army and owner of Uniforms Unique prior to retirement. He married Rita Jones on June 19, 1954. He is survived by his wife, Rita, and three children, Tim (Joan), David (Suzy) and Elizabeth Corbitt (Tim). Papa to 6 grandchildren, Lauren, Jennifer, Justin and Chad Wendel, Andrew and Aaron Corbitt. He is survived by 5 siblings, Suzanne, Lois, Shirley, Audrey and Jerry. He is also survived by sisters-in-law, Joan Copeland and Nancy Thilman. A burial Mass was celebrated on October 5th at Christ the King Catholic Church in Jacksonville, Florida. Donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul at Christ the King Church, Jacksonville.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Oct. 27, 2013