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Wardena M. Waldfogel

September 1, 1925August 1, 2020

Wardena Mae Waldfogel, 94 of Huntington passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Heritage Pointe of Huntington. Wardena was a member of the College Park United Brethren Church. She graduated from Cissna Park High School in Illinois, and attended Huntington College. She enjoyed playing the piano and was an avid Detroit Tigers Fan.

Wardena was born on September 1, 1925 in Woodworth, Illinois, the daughter of Friedrich and Ora May (Clifton) Behrens.

Wardena was united in marriage to Rev. Raymond Waldfogel on August 9, 1945 in Claytonville, Illinois. Raymond preceded her in death on September 13, 2011.

Survivors include a three sons: John (Bonita) Waldfogel of Erie MI, Thomas (Patti) Waldfogel of Fort Wayne, and Douglas (Marta) Waldfogel of Huntington; a daughter: Susan (Thomas) Stong of Huntington; a daughter-in-law: Judith Waldfogel of Miamisburg OH; 15 Grand Children and 26 Great Grand Children.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son: James D. Waldfogel, and a brother : Vernon Behrens.

Visitation will take place on Saturday August 8, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana. We will be following the CDC’s guidelines for Social Distancing and Social Gathering Limits.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana.

Memorial donations can be made out to “Huntington University Alumni” in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

  • FAMILY

  • John (Bonita) Waldfogel, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Thomas (Patti) Waldfogel, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Douglas (Marta) Waldfogel, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Susan (Thomas) Stong, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Judith Waldfogel, Daughter-in-law
  • Friedrich Behrens, Father (deceased)
  • Ora May (Cliffton) Behrens, Mother (deceased)
  • Rev. Raymond Waldfogel, Husband (deceased)
  • James Waldfogel, Son (deceased)
  • Vernon Behrens, Brother (deceased)
  • 15 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren

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  • Huntington University Alumni

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 8, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Private Graveside Service

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Beth and Carl Ring

August 8, 2020

We are thinking of your whole family during this time. Happy memories of your mom remain and are meant to be passed on to the grandchildren and great-grandchildren!

Love, Beth and Carl

Lynn & Betty Mefferd

August 5, 2020

We remember the times we spent together with Bishop Raymond and Wardena. They were always so hospitable and friendly to us. Betty especially enjoyed the times of visiting with Wardena. She will be greatly missed. We want to express our sympathy to all of you.

Ron & EJ Ramsey

August 5, 2020

So many wonderful memories. Our love runs deep for Wardena, Raymond, and the family. Our shared experiences are engraved on our hearts. With love and prayers -- Ron & EJ Ramsey

Alice, Michael and Brigitte Sell

August 5, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.

Judy Wood

August 5, 2020

I am so sorry about your loss, but it is Aunt Wardena's gain to be in Heaven with Jesus and her family who have gone on before her. I have such fond memories of our family reunions. So much fun with the aunts, uncles, and cousins. We were blessed with a great family! Blessings on each of you.

Judy Wood

Barbara Goodwin

August 4, 2020

I loved Wardena and enjoyed her as a Bishop's wife. My husband is a retired United Brethren Pastor and we live in Van Wert, OH. One special memory is when we had something happening in Columbus, OH and I volunteered to chauffeur her around to events so she did not have to go so early with Raymond and get back to the hotel late.

Lola lee Peters

August 4, 2020

Warden and I have been friends since 1943. We had so much fun singing in the HC girls quartet. In later years we were telephone friends. I shall miss that evening talk.

Bruce Myers

August 4, 2020

Dear Family,
Your parents were the finest example of Christians I have had the honor of knowing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. What great assurance it is for you to know they are together with their Lord. Praying for all of you and I look forward to seeing them again.
Bruce Myers
Former owner of Myers Funeral Home

Marla Sells

August 4, 2020

She was one of the most precious ladies I ever met. Her smile was contagious. The love of God just shined through her. I know she is up with Jesus and Raymond.

Clara Workman

August 3, 2020

Wardena was a good friend when she lived here. I remember many times singing duets with her in church. Wonderful memories.

FROM THE FAMILY

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