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Wendell Beer

August 14, 1935 ~ March 30, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

Wendell J. Beer, 86, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at Adams Memorial Hospital. He was born in Adams County, IN, on August 14, 1935, the son of the late Leroy and Jennie (Frauhiger) Beer. He married Carol S. Archer, she preceded him in death on March 13, 2017.

Wendell was a barber in Decatur for 57 years, owned and operated the Haircut Center. He attended Union Chapel United Methodist Church.

He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the V.F.W. Post 6236 and American Legion Post 43. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1311 and Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 993.

He is survived by three sons, Victor D. Beer and Kevin J. Beer both of Decatur, Brian R. Beer of Billings, MT; a daughter, Wendy J. (Daniel) Towne of Gilbert, AZ; 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 on the way.

Wendell was preceded in death by two brothers, Leroy Beer Jr. and Rodrick Beer; two sisters, Joan Harrell and Marilyn Sprunger.

A Funeral Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, with Pastor Ed Karges officiating. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the service from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Union Chapel United Methodist Church or the V.F.W. Post 6236.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 5, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 5, 2022

6:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

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