Wendell  Sandlin, Sr.


Wendell Howard Sandlin Sr., 88, formerly of Stillwater and more recently a resident of Gross Tete, Louisiana, died Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 at Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A visitation will be held Wednesday and Thursday prior to service. A graveside service will be at 10:30am on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.
Wendell was born in Stillwater, Oklahoma, January 6, 1931, the son of Woodie and Velma Sandlin. He married Virginia C. Bastion from Garber, Oklahoma on March 27, 1950. After their marriage the couple lived in Spencer, Oklahoma before moving to Houston, Texas and finally to Gross Tete, Louisiana.
Until his retirement, he was a successful Real-Estate broker and entrepreneur with many interests including the Truck Stop industry.
Wendell is survived by his former wife; Virginia Sandlin, two sons, Wendell Sandlin Jr. and Michael Sandlin; two daughters, Sharland Lasseigne and LaDonna Leal; three grandchildren, Paul, Portia, and Amanda and four great grandchildren.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.
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Published on February 4, 2019
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