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Wendall Royer STRIBLEY

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Wendall Royer STRIBLEY

Posted: 2 Sep 2003 1:21AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 29 Sep 2003 10:36AM GMT
Mr. Wendall Royer STRIBLEY - 1767 North 10th, Kalamazoo, passed away Dec. 1, 1975 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Mr. STRIBLEY was born Dec. 9, 1914 in Kent, Ohio, the son of Oliver and Myrtle (ROYER) STRIBLEY. Mr. STRIBLEY had lived in Kalamazoo area for the past 20 years. He has retired as a Major in the Army of United States Reserve, having served 4 years in World War II on active duty. Mr. STRIBLEY was a member of the Milwood United Methodist Church where he served as lay leader for 8 years, Chairman of the Building Committee and as chairman he was instrumental in getting Milwood United Methodist Educational Wing built in 1962. Member of Kalamazoo Rotary club, Milwood Men's club, active in Kalamazoo United Way drives. Mr. STRIBLEY was for 20 years the Boy Scout Executive of the Fruit Belt Council, serving 2 years on the National Boy Scout Council. He was instrumental in the building of Camp Rota-Kiwan and North Windd Camp. He had attained the rank of Eagle Scout with three Palms and was the only protestant in the Kalamazoo area to have received the St. George Medal, a Catholic award. Surviving are his wife, Mary, two sons, David E. STRIBLEY of Ann Arbor, William R. STRIBLEY of Madison, Wis., a daughter Mr. Jim (Patricia) GOULD of Kalamazoo, 4 grandsons, a brother, Mr. Rex STRIBLEY of Mason, Mich, a sister, Mrs. Olive WOLCOTT of Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Milwood United Methodist Church, Rev. Richard H. Beckett of Three Rivers United Methodist Church and Rev. Alden Burns of Milwood United Methodist Church officiating. Mr. STRIBLEY has been cremated, his cremains will be interred at Christ the King Cathedral. The Family Request that no flowers be sent and suggest that memorials may be made to any of the following: Milwood United Methodist Church, the Cancer Society or the Trust Fund of Boy Scouts of America. Arrangements by the Truesdale Williamsburg Chapel, 445 W. Michigan, Kal. source: Kalamazoo Gazette Tues Dec 2, 1975 (submitted by a volunteer, no family connection)
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