The Obit For Cy Wulff

Werner J. Wulff

Published in The Commercial Appeal on August 12, 2009


Werner J. (Cy) Wulff, On Saturday, August 8, 2009, Werner J. (Cy) Wulff died in Alexandria, VA. Cy was a long-time Memphian and moved to Alexandria after the death of his wife, Victoria K. Wulff, to live with his son, John Werner Wulff.

He also leaves a daughter-in-law, Paula Hoffman Wulff, a grandson, Matthew Wyatt Wulff, also of Alexandria. In addition, he leaves 2 granddaughters, Shannon Shearon and Rebecca Taurisano and 3 great-granddaughters.

Cy played professional baseball in Fond du Lac Wisconsin before joining the United States Marine Corps at the beginning of WWII. He served in the World War II Pacific Theater with the First Division and participated in the Battles of Okinawa and Peleliu, where he received 2 Purple Hearts.

A visitation will take place Thursday, August 13, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 14, at 10 a.m. at The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 485 S. Highland.

The internment will follow immediately at Memorial Park with a luncheon afterwards at the church. Memorial Park Funeral Home (901)767-8930 www.memorialparkonline.com