Wendell Haws Eyring, came to this earth on Monday, 23 September 1918. He returned home on Sunday, 7 November 2010. Wendell is the son of Andrew Theodore Eyring (1884-1964) and Edith Haws (1887-1986). He was born in Mesa, Arizona. He was the sixth of eleven children; however, only four siblings lived to maturity. Wendell grew up as the “oldest.