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Gene Wambold

November 12, 1926 ~ January 17, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Gene Wambold, 96, of Marathon, Florida, passed away on January 17, 2023. He is survived by his wife, Georganna Huck Sage-Wambold, his daughter, Krysten Swan, grandson, Aubrey Swan, stepchildren, Caroline, James, and Angela Gipson and their spouses, Seb Ettinger and Matthew Emrich, and grandchildren, Alice & Luc Ettinger, and Huck & Georganna Emrich. He was predeceased by his former wife, Joyce Oetjens Wambold, who passed away in 2009.

     Gene was born in Evanston, Illinois, grew up in Chicago and Grosse Pointe.  He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University and the University of Michigan business school. He served in the Navy in World War II and owned the Mineral Research Company of Detroit, Michigan.

    Gene loved dancing, the local community theater, world traveling, (especially in Africa) and telling stories about the “Nickel Mine" and his adventures in South America. Gene was a member of Saint Columba Church, the Country Club of Detroit, the Harbour Club of Charleston, and the Marathon Yacht Club.

    The funeral and celebration of life will be at Saint Columba on January 20, 2023, at 2:00Pm with a reception following in the parish hall at 451-52nd St., Gulfside, Marathon.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marathon Community Theater at 5101 Overseas Highway Marathon, or to the American Cancer Society.

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Services

Funeral Service
Friday
January 20, 2023

2:00 PM
St. Columba Episcopal Church in Marathon (FL)

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