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John Wenzel

May 27, 1936 — January 16, 2022

With profound sadness we announce the passing of John Wenzel, our loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather on January 16, 2022.

Born and raised in Baltimore, John settled down in Pasadena Maryland where he lived for the next 53 years. After retiring from Western Electric he enjoyed fishing, camping, building models and was a brilliant craftsman and train enthusiast. He loved the Ravens, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a highly respected member of the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Fire Fighters Hall of Fame.

He is preceded in death by his son John Wenzel Jr. and grandson Christopher Walker.

He will be dearly missed by his wife Helen Wenzel, daughter Kathy Walker and her husband Gary Walker, Son Steven Wenzel and his wife Angela Wenzel, and his grandchildren, Jared Wenzel and his wife Katherine, Rachel Check and her husband William, Brittany Wenzel and her fiancé Jonathan Leathers, Steven Wenzel Jr., Beth Walker, Gabby Grum, and Bradley Wenzel.

John was a kind and generous man who will be missed deeply and will be remembered for all the stories he shared about his long and full life.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the family owned and operated MCCULLY-POLYNIAK FUNERAL HOME, P.A. 3204 Mountain Road PASADENA on Thursday 3 - 5 and 7 - 9 pm. Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Friday by 10 am and proceed to the Loudon Park Cemetery for a Graveside service at 11 am

In lieu of flowers, gifts will be accepted in memory of John for his grandson Chris at Mount Saint Joseph High School, 4403 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21229 or www.msjnet.edu/giving. *When donating please check other in the drop-down box and type the name Christopher Walker to donate specific to him (see link provided below) *

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John Wenzel, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

McCully Polyniak & Collins Funeral Home

3204 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122

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24 Hour Viewing

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

McCully Polyniak & Collins Funeral Home

3204 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122

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Graveside Service

Friday, January 21, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Loudon Park Cemetery

MD

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