Wendell L. Fordyce Obituary

VERMONT -- Wendell L. Fordyce, 73, formerly of Vermont, died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, 1993, at his son's home in Empire, Mich.

Born Feb. 9, 1920, in Vermont to Perry and Carrie Fordyce, he married Jean Onofrio on May 9, 1942, in Detroit. She died Dec. 19, 1990. One sister and one brother also preceded him in death.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas of Empire and Ronald of Sparta, Wis.; and one brother, Stanley of Vermont.

He retired from the Army with the rank of captain and served in World War II and the Korean War. He was a maintenance inspector for the Civil Service Commission.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Empire, where military rites will be accorded. Cremation has been accorded. Arrangements are by Hibbard-Ruggles Funeral Home in Traverse City.

Memorials may be made to any charity.

Peoria Journal Star, September 30, 1993 (Peoria, IL)

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