MOUNT VERNON — Willis V. Wolfe, 91, of Mount Vernon passed away Saturday morning, Sept. 28, 2013, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home. He was born April 9, 1922, in Gambier, son of the late Jacob R. and Mina Mae (Hinkle) Wolfe.
Willis was a member of Grove Church of Christ near Gambier. He retired from HPM in Mount Gilead after many years of faithful service. Willis courageously served his country in the Army during World War II in the European Theater.
Willis is survived by his wife, Helen L. (Chaney) Wolfe, whom he married on Dec. 24, 1948; stepson, Ed Strouse of Mount Vernon; several stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Wolfe of La Quinta, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Willis was preceded in death by a stepson, Robert Strouse; his brothers, Arthur, Leroy, Leo, Theodore and James; and sisters, Ethel, Edna, Emma and Madge.
A graveside service will held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens, with Minister Victor Slutz officiating. Military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.
Private condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting, www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
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