Everett Wren, 92, of Sandusky, died early Friday evening, Sept. 7, 2007, in Stein Hospice Care Center, after a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct. 5, 1914, in Big Springs, Ohio, and was a 1933 graduate of Rushsylvania High School. He moved to Sandusky in 1942 and was employed with Trojan Powder and also worked for the former Hinde & Dauch and Westvaco companies in Sandusky for 37 years, retiring in 1977. He was a member of St. Stephen United Church of Christ, Sandusky Eagles 444, YMCA Men's Fellowship Club which he enjoyed very much and was a life member of the United Paper Workers Union.
Everett is survived by one daughter, Sandra (Wayne) Thomas of Reno, Nev.; one son, Larry (Sandi) Wren of Sandusky; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Nettie (Shroyer) Wren in 1992; his parents, James and Maude (Titus) Wren; daughter-in-law, Jean Audrey Wren; and two brothers, Gerald and Paul Wren.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. Wednesday until services at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen UCC. Pastor Rob Patton will officiate. Entombment will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park Huron.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephen UCC, 915 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870; or to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky.
Condolences may be sent to grofffuneralhomes.com.