WANTED: Birthday Cards for Captain Frank Wendzel’s 100th Birthday!


A local family has reached out to the City of Irvine requesting assistance. They are seeking 100 cards for their father’s, Captain Frank Wendzel, 100th birthday on June 14th. Frank was a former Irvine resident & now lives in assisted living.

Frank has been in quarantine for over 90 days. Window visits only. He was a WW2 USAAF Captain, flew in Operation Crossroads in 1946, worked on the Atlas, Apollo, and with the Mercury 7 astronauts. His life history is attached for anyone wishing to learn more about this amazing man.

If you wish to send a card, Frank’s address is:

Captain Frank Wendzel
Freedom Village Health Care Center
23442 El Toro Road
Building 2
Room 111-B
Lake Forest, CA 92630

Please join me in thanking Frank for his military service and wishing him a Very Happy 100th Birthday! Please feel free to share this with your friends and family.


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