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313 Center St.
ASHLAND, OH 44805
Phone: 419-281-2566, 1-800-430-2566
Fax: 419-281-4411
Max Wendling

Max E. Wendling

Tuesday, June 29th, 1926 - Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Max Eugene Wendling, 92, of Ashland, passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 12, 2019 surrounded by his beloved family at the Good Shepherd skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Max was born June 29, 1926 in Dover, Ohio a son of the late Carl Wilhelm and Margaret Rosella (Gretzinger) Wendling. Max was a 1944 graduate from Perrysville High School who, shortly after graduation, married the love of his life, Ruth “Babe” Rogers. He then went on to honorably serve in the United States Navy during World War II.

Early on, he learned to master the skill of masonry from his father, at Carl Wendling and Son until he became co-owner/operator of Wendling Brothers Masonry. Max built strong foundations for his family, which was his life’s joy, along with numerous landmarks throughout Ashland County and surrounding areas. After retirement, he enjoyed taking care of the wildlife around his home, traveling for local companies, woodworking, but most of all, his pets and family. Max was the type of man that had very little, gave it all, and expected nothing in return.

Max is survived by his wife, Ruth “Babe” Wendling of 75 years; sister Jean (Wally) Schott; brother Carl “Dick” (Angie) Wendling; daughter Diana “Susie” (Tolva) Clark; grandchildren Shari Clark, Mike (Christina) Clark; great-grandchildren Kristin Horst, Ashley (TJ) Houston, Brandon Bahr, Corbin Clark, and Kelsi Clark; and great-great-grandson Cameron Horst.

Max was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Wilhelm and Margaret Rosella (Grezinger) Wendling; sister, Rose Viers; and brothers Robert “Bob”, Ted and Edward Wendling.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 18, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home with Pastor Julie Thoms officiating. Burial will be in the Nankin Cemetery with the Ashland Veteran Honor Guard providing full military honors. Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.

The family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made in Max’s name to, No Paws Left Behind, 1130 East Main Street, Suite 116 Ashland, Ohio 44805, to help honor Max’s love for the local community and all animals.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, February 18th, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 18th, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home and Crematory
    Address
    313 Center Street
    Ashland, Ohio 44805
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  • Funeral Services

    Monday, February 18th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 18th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home
    Address
    313 Center Street
    Ashland, Ohio 44805
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    Officiant
    Reverend Julie Thoms
  • Interment

    Monday, February 18th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 18th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Nankin Cemetery
    Address
    St. Rt. 302
    nankin, OH 44848
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Donations are being accepted for: NO PAWZ LEFT BEHIND OF ASHLAND OHIO.

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Sue Braden

Posted at 05:53pm
So sorry for your loss, he was such a sweet man and I will miss seeing him come in to theWhite Barn. I always enjoyed chatting with him. Condolences to all his family, Dale and Sue Braden
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