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Drexel N. Wendell

April 17, 1950 ~ September 8, 2017 (age 67)

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Memorial Service
September 14, 2017

3:00 PM
The Church in Aurora
146 S. Chillicothe Road
Aurora, OH 44202


Drexel N. Wendell, 67 years of age, passed away Friday September 8, 2017 in Ravenna, Ohio. Born in Detroit, Michigan on April 17, 1950, he was the son of the late Dorsey and Pansy (Whitker) Wendell. Formerly of Streetsboro, he had resided in the Mantua area since 1992. Mr. Wendell honorably served his country in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam Era. He  was employed at Goodrich Landing Gear in Cleveland for 40 years, retiring in 2007. A member of the Gold Wings Motorcycle Club, he also enjoyed fishing and watching Drag Racing. He was a member of The Church in Aurora. On May 17, 2001, he married Melva L. (Cross) Wendell who survives at their home. Also surviving are his children David (Melaine) Wendell, Mark Wendell of Tallmadge, Fred (Stacy) Inman of Aurora, Erik (Penny) Inman of Maine, Teresa (Earl) Patrick of Geneva and Tina, Dina and Sheri. 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren also survive.  No calling hours. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday September 14, 2017, 3:00 P.M. at The Church in Aurora with Rev. Kevin Horak officiating. A reception at the church will immediately follow. Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua, where his obituary, condolences and memories may be viewed at

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