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Woodrow Wilson Wolf, 89

July 13, 2010

JULY 23, 1920-JULY 11, 2010

WOLFSVILLE, Md. - Woodrow Wilson Wolf, 89, of Wolfsville, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at his home.

He was born July 23, 1920, in Wolfsville and was the son of the late Loy Nelson and Nettie Florence Kline Wolf.

Woodrow enlisted in the U.S. Army Corps in Hagerstown and served three years, three months and three days. He began in mechanical work with sheet metal training and, from there, went to England for 22 months with the U. S. Army Air Corps 8th Air Force.

Upon his return from the military, he was a dairy farmer for 15 years in Highland, Md. He began construction for 15 years, working five years with Morgan and Keller Builders of Wolfsville and 10 years with Callas Contractors of Hagerstown, retiring in 1982.

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He was a member of The Welty Church of the Brethren, Smithsburg.

Woodrow is surivived by his wife, Lucy Annabelle Burnside Wolf, whom he married on New Year's Eve in 1945. Also surviving Woodrow are his four children, Ronald Woodrow Wolf of Madison, Wis., Judith Ann Wolf Wiles and husband Tim of Wolfsville, Stephen A. Wolf and wife Theresa, also of Wolfsville, and David Lee Wolf and wife Sherri of Waynesboro, Pa.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Albert Wolf and wife Virginia of Myersville; and two sisters, Lorraine Leatherman of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Dorothy Schroyer and husband Elvin of Middletown.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 2010, at The Welty Church of the Brethren, 13465 Greensburg Road, Smithsburg, Md., with a funeral service immediately following at 6 p.m. at the church with Pastor Michael Manthos officiating.

Burial will be in The German Reformed Cemetery, Wolfsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Welty Church of the Brethren.

Arrangements are by Ricketts Funeral Home.

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