Wendell N. Weatherholtz Sr. 81, of Allport passed away Wednesday November 13, 2019 at Penn Highlands Dubois.
Born December 7, 1937 in Martinsburg, WV, he was a son of David and Virginia (Zepp) Weatherholtz.
Wendell was a self employed truck driver until his retirement.
He along with his wife were Foster Care Parents since 1995. They have fostered over 200 children.
Wendell enjoyed watching John Wayne westerns and especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
On July 22, 1956 he married Nancy (Tomco) Weatherholtz, who survives in Allport.
Along with his wife he is survived by the following children; Wendell N. (Joyce) Weatherholtz Jr. of Parsonville, Rick Weatherholtz of Madera, Jerry (Alan) English of Hyde, Preston (Susan) Weatherholtz of Morrisdale, Melissa(Kenneth)Bauman of Houtzdale, Richard Lee and Jason Weatherholtz of Allport.
Also surviving are fifteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, a brother Marshall Wayne Weatherholtz of Florida.
Wendell was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, five sisters, and a daughter-in-law Gail Weatherholtz.
Funeral service will be held Sunday November 17 at 1:00 p.m. at the Birger A Freeberg Funeral Home Inc., Houtzdale with Pastor Bob Kline officiating.
Family will receive friends Saturday November 16, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at birgerafreebergfuneralhome.com
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