Wendell Glen Champion

Aug. 5, 2014

Wendell Glen Champion (BS Elec Egr ’50) of Cascade Township, Mich., died July 23, 2014. He was 88.

He was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on June 27, 1926, to Leon and Grace Champion. He graduated from Union High School in 1944 and received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University in 1950.

He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the end of World War II.

His employers were Lear Siegler, C.O. Porter and Rapistan.

He was a member of the Thorneapple Valley Lions Club, past commander of the Furniture City Legion Post #258 and served as Cascade Township supervisor for 16 years.

A memorial was conducted Aug. 8 at the Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Grand Rapids. Memorials may be made to the Cascade Township Library.

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