Tom Wendel, age 60, of Bowling Green, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at his home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, April 10, at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green, with Fr. Bill Peckman officiating.
Burial will be in the St. Clement Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home.
He was born Dec. 1, 1953, in Louisiana, the son of Clarence Theodore and Clara Naomi Morrison Wendel. On April 2, 1996, in Mt. Charleston, Nev., he married Linda Sutton.
She survives. Also surviving are his mother of Bowling Green; sons Derek Wendel and girlfriend Brittany Thomas, of Moscow Mills, Chad Calicott, of Moberly; daughters Alyssa Ruby and husband Kyle, of Bowling Green, Alana Millinder and husband David, of Bowling Green; granddaughters Kyla Berrey and Quinn Millinder; brothers Kevin Wendel and wife Cara, of Oak Grove, and Stan Wendel and wife Leah, of Vandalia; sister Sandy Runkle, of Jacksonville, Ill.; sister-in-law Betty Jo Wendel; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, brothers Jerome Wendel and Gary Wendel, and brother-in-law John Runkle.
Tom grew up and lived in Bowling Green all of his life.
He had worked in the family business at Wendel Construction for many years, at Tiedemann and Associates building banks, and then for several years as the maintenance supervisor at McDonalds in Bowling Green, where he was currently employed.
He enjoyed fishing every spot he could find and hunting when he was younger.
Tom also enjoyed the St. Louis Cardinals and golfing.
He grew up in the Catholic faith at St. Clement Catholic Church.
Serving as pallbearers will be Dave Meyer, Mike Dempsey, Roger Ingram, John Sutton, R. J. Knight, and Marcel Richards.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Mike Colbert, Mike Grote, Bill Crane, Ronnie Ogden, Mark Long, Rodney Gamm, and Cotton Crane.
Memorials can be made to the Cancer Memorial Park.