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Wendel A.B. Harris, Jr.

December 28, 1950 — December 12, 2022


Wendel A.B. Harris, Jr., 71, of Eureka, formerly of Toluca, passed away at 12:05 p.m., Monday, December 12, 2022 at his daughter’s residence.

He was born December 28, 1950 in La Porte County, IN to Wendel A.B. and Clarice (Stafford) Harris.

Surviving is one daughter, Kristin (Bruce) Moudy of Eureka; two sisters, Lynne Schriner of Hayward, WI and Carol Bond of Ottawa, IL; four grandchildren, Raymond (Chloe) Harris-Moudy, Jacob (Brianna) Deane-Moudy, Courtney (Lorance) Carroll, Kendra Moudy; seven great-grandchildren, Claire, Lacey, Blaine, Amariah, Saphira, Israel, Zyaire; three nieces; two nephews; many cousins; and several dear friends that he felt were like family

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Dalton Moudy.

Wendel worked 18 years as a cable installer in the Bloomington/Normal area. He later worked for McLean County Asphalt Co Inc at the weigh station.  He enjoyed blacksmithing, riding horses, and Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) Medieval mock combat fighting. On Sundays, he enjoyed game days of Dungeons and Dragons as well as a couple of other fantasy games. 

Per Wendel’s wishes, there will be no services and cremation rites will be accorded.  Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is assisting the family with final arrangements.

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