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SPENCE WEDEN ORR
WEDEN ORR SPENCE
Weden Orr Spence went to be with the Lord on 5/27/2012. Weden, loving husband for 60 years to the late Susan (Woodward); father of Amy & Scott; grandfather to Dan (Anna), Greg, Kate, Andrew (Leezan), and Dean; great-grandfather to Adelay. Weden attended Cleveland Heights High School, graduation from Admiral Farragut Academy before entering the Navy during WWII. He served aboard the USS Walsh, a Rudderow-class destroyer escort, high-speed transport vessel. Returning home to Ohio, Weden graduated from The Ohio State University Agricultural School, married Susan and began his family. He was an avid gardener, and loved the land of the Western Reserve as well as spending time at "The Cottage" on Walloon Lake, MI. He skied, sailed, built ship models and was a prolific letter writer. A lifelong sailor and member of the Mentor Harbor Yacht Club, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Family and Friends are welcome to Weden's Memorial Service 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 1st at Garfield Memorial Church in Pepper Pike. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Crossroads Hospice or Garfield Memorial Church.
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