Thursday, February 21, 2019
Lt. Wendell Merle Baie-- Part 2: Killed inTraining Accident in Arizona
He received his preliminary training at Santa Ana, Cal. and then was transferred to Williams Field, Ariz. where he shortly would have graduated and received his wings and commission as a Second Lieutenant.
The decedent was especially gifted in several lines of work, a favorite with his class mates and his engaging personality won him a host of warm friends, whose sympathy is with his family in his untimely death and their deep loss.
Born December 30 1921, in Waterman, Illinois
Died November 4, 1942 (aged 20)
Burial Greenwood Cemetery in Hinckley, Illinois.