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Sealon R. "Doc" Wentzel, 70

Sealon R. "Doc" Wentzel, 70

Sealon R. "Doc" Wentzel, 70, of Mills River, NC., died September 24, 2014 at his home. Doc was born June 4, 1944 in West Reading, PA. to the late Sealon R. and Mary E. Shover Wentzel. He was preceeded in death by his wife Hye-Sook Yun Wentzel in 2011.

Prior to moving to Henderson county in the year 2000, he received his education at West Point Military Acadamy, graduating in 1967. He served 3 tours in Vietnam with the 82nd Airborne, and served 26 years in the military, achieving the rank of Colonel with the U.S. Army. Doc is a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Hendersonville, NC.

He is survived by his children Sam, Josh, and Sarah; sister, Sue Lutz; and Grandson Ryland Wentzel.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Grace Lutheran Church in Hendersonville with Pastor Greg Williams officiating, inurnment will follow in the church columbarium.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Doc's memory to Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28791 or to the 75th Ranger Association.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.