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Ralph 'Doc' E. Wehnau

June 6, 1929 ~ July 11, 2022 (age 93)

Obituary

Voorhees, NJ - Ralph ‘Doc’ E. Wehnau, 93, died Monday, July 11, 2022, after a long illness.
Born in West Sand Lake, he was son of the late Madison Wehnau and Myra  Holdridge Wehnau. He was raised and resided in West Sand Lake for many years, moving to Phoenix, AZ and then Moorestown, NJ. He was a graduate of Averill Park Schools and for several years was a beloved school bus driver for the district. He enjoyed spending time and boating on Burden Lake.
Ralph was a zoo keeper at the Phoenix Zoo in Arizona.
He was a Past Fire Chief of West Sand Lake Fire Company and the last co-founder of the Sand Lake Ambulance.  He was a Navy veteran of the  Korean War. 
Survivors include many nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his siblings, M. Duane Wehnau, Paul L. Wehnau, Walter F. Wehnau, Dora Wehnau and Norman C. Wehnau.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a full military service Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 10:30AM at Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery Schuylerville with Rev. Jim Knapp, officiating.  Those wishing to attend should meet on Wednesday the 20th by 10:15AM at the main entrance to the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Ralph E. Wehnau to the Sand Lake Ambulance PO Box 222 West Sand Lake, NY 12196 or West Sand Lake Fire Company PO Box 539 West Sand Lake, NY 12196 or Sand Lake Veteran's Memorial Park 171 Biittig Road Averill Park, NY 12018.To sign the guest book, light a candle or for service directions, visit www.brycefh.com. 

Arrangements by DeGraaf-Bryce Funeral home, Inc. 4392 Route 150 West Sand Lake, NY 12180  518 674 5790

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Services

Graveside Service
Wednesday
July 20, 2022

10:30 AM
Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871

Donations

Sand Lake Ambulance
PO Box 222, West Sand Lake NY 12196

West Sand Lake Fire Company
PO Box 539, West Sand Lake NY 12196

Sand Lake Veteran's Memorial Park
171 Biittig Road, Averill Park NY 12018

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