E. Wayne Angel

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PEARL — E. Wayne Angel, 89, died at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield.

He was born August 17, 1924, in Kampsville, son of the late William Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Johns) Angel.

He married Ruth A. (Krauss) Angel March 19, 1949, in Jerseyville. She died Jan. 2, 2004.

A World War II Army veteran, he was a retired grain and livestock farmer. In his younger years he competed in horse pulling contests at fairs, winning many times in Illinois, Missouri and Indiana. He was an avid raccoon hunter. He also enjoyed playing the guitar, playing cards and spending time with friends and family.

Survivors include many nephews and nieces including a special nephew, Larry Angel of Hardin; special friends Terry and Nancy Daniel of Pittsfield; a sister, Leota Foiles of Winchester.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers, Hamer, Roy and Leo Angel; five sisters: Artie Watts, Nellie Elliott, Edith Price, Erma Angel and Helen Vetter.

He was a member of Kampsville American Legion.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Hanks-Gress Funeral Home in Hardin with services at 1 p.m. Rev. Paul D. Frazier will be officiating.

Burial will be at Summit Grove Cemetery in Kampsville with full military rites.

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Hanks-Gress Funeral Homes Ltd
207 S County Rd
Hardin, IL 62047
(618) 576-2718
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Published in The Telegraph from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2014
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