Renwick Zacherl


Dennis Souza presenting a Memorial plaque to 'Zach's' brother Andy Zacherl.


Close-up of the plaque:


Sent in by Andy:

The Oil City Derrick, March 29, 1980

 Renwick Lee Zacherl, 31, of Knox RD 2, a Vietnam War hero, died at 3:40 p.m. Friday in Clarion Hospital. 
 Born September 10, 1948, in Clarion, he was a son of  Andrew and Louise Lauer Zacherl.
 While in Vietnam, Mr. Zacherl was awarded the Air Medal with a "V" Device on March 12, 1970.  He was awarded the medal by direction of the President of the United States, under the provision of Executive Order 9242-A, for heroism while participating in aerial flight in the Republic of Vietnam.
 Mr. Zacherl was employed by Dupont Homes in Strattanville.
 He married the former Sue Clover December 18, 1979.  She survives.
 Also surviving are a daughter, Christina Zacherl of Clarion;   a step-daughter, Pam Kiester of Knox RD 2;   his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Zacherl of Shippenville RD;   two sisters, Mrs. Gloria Kij of Orchard Park, N.Y. and Mrs. Wally (Eloise) Bauer of Lucinda;   and a brother, Andrew E. Zacherl of Eagle Point, Oregon.
 Friends will be received after 7 p.m. today at the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home in Clarion, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today, and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
 A Christian wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.  A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Immaculate Conception Church in Clarion.  Rev. John A. Kuzilla will officiate.  Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Church cemetery.