Jenkins Funeral Chapel

2914 Dover Center Road
Westlake, Ohio 44145
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Carl B. Antel

Carl B. Antel

March 14, 1923 ‐ December 10, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio
Resided In:
Westlake, Ohio
December 21, 2016 [ view details ]
Arlington National Cemetery [ view details ]

Carl Antel passed away on December 11th, holding the hand of his loving wife. He was 93. Carl was the son of John and Ellen Antel of Cleveland. He is predeceased by his brothers, John, David, and Paul. He leaves a loving family, including his wife of 63 years,Dorothy Durieux, his son, Scott, his daughter, Lisa, daughters-in-law, Deborah and Louise, granddaughter, Sofi, and many nieces, nephews, and their families. A resident of Westlake for over 60 years, Carl was active in many civic organizations and served as President ofthe Porter Library Association. Carl received his BA from Miami University and his masters from Kent State. He was a beloved teacher and successful track and football coach first at Fredricktown High School, and for the better part of his career at Lakewood High School. In 1992, his peers voted him into the Lakewood Athletic Hall of Fame. A WWII veteran, Carl was a POW in Czechoslovakia. He was awarded multiple decorations, including two Purple Hearts. Carl will be remembered as a man of great integrity, kindness, and playfulness. His children fondly recall the back yard skating rink he made each year for all to enjoy. A memorial service will take place at Westlake United Methodist Church on December 21st, at 11:00 am. Family greeting and reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westlake Methodist Church,27650 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH 44145. Carl was a long-time member of the church.

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  • Date:
    December 21, 2016
    Robert DeSanto
    Ashland, Ohio

     I am sad to learn of Coach Antel's passing.  Its been fifty two years since he coached me and I often recall the chance he gave me to play. It may have been a small thing at the time but it was important to me.  I am only one of many who fondly remember his kindness.