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William "Bill" Wechsler

January 27, 1937 April 3, 2018
William "Bill" Wechsler
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Obituary for William "Bill" Wechsler

ALEXANDRIA, IN-William “Bill” Wechsler, 81, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Golden Living Center in Muncie following an extended illness.
He was born on January 27, 1937 in Anderson to John and Mabel (Lipscomb) Wechsler and has lived in Alexandria for the past 28 years. Bill served his country as a Military Policeman in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1961. He was a self-employed master electrician with Ability Electric in Florida for 16 years. He retired from Daimler-Chrysler in Kokomo after 10 years of employment in 2001. Bill has been an active member of the Innisdale United Brethren in Christ Church since 1963. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting. We will fondly remember that warm smile that Bill always had to share with whomever he crossed paths with.
Survivors:
Wife-Karen (Hartwell) Wechsler-married June 2, 1962
3 Children-Sue Ann (Tom) Smith-Elwood, Lea Anna Wechsler-Alexandria, Greg (Kathy) Wechsler-Marion, North Carolina
Grandchildren-Amanda (Matt) Malston, Carmon Mills, Sarah (Kevin) Mersch, Rebecca Wechsler, Richard (Jamie) Joyner
Great-Grandchildren-Madison Malston, Aria Jones, Joseph Joyner, Dwayne Mersch, Juliet Mersch
Special Feline Friend-“Sassy Sue”
Several nieces and nephews

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Daughter-Kelli Wechsler, Brothers-John Wechsler and Danny Wechsler, Sisters-Barbara Ramsey and Judy Bledsoe

Services honoring Bill’s life and legacy will take place 1 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2018 in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria. Pastor Charles Moore will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Alexandria. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 pm to 8 pm.

The family would like to extended their special thanks to Golden Living in Muncie and Anderson St. Vincent Hospice for their loving care of Bill.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Foundation through the funeral home.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

6

Apr

4:00 PM 4/6/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/6/2018 8:00:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Owens Funeral Home
412 N Harrison St. Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Service

Saturday

7

Apr

1:00 PM 4/7/2018 1:00:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Owens Funeral Home
412 N Harrison St. Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Graveside

Saturday

7

Apr

2:00 PM 4/7/2018 2:00:00 PM
IOOF Cemetery

1101 Park Avenue
Alexandria, IN 46001

IOOF Cemetery
1101 Park Avenue Alexandria 46001 IN
US

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Foundation

322 8th Ave, 7th Flood
New York, NY 10001

Alzheimer's Foundation

322 8th Ave, 7th Flood
New York, NY 10001
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