Craig Deffenbaugh's 1950 Champion 9G Coupe

Farewell to our dear, friend and fellow SDC- WLEC'ers, Carl & Marylynn Danielsen

They were long time chapter members who enjoyed hosting events at their log home in Metamora, MI. They were most happy when taking part in family & SDC events.

                               RIP: Carl 9-15-17

                                      Marylynn 2-15-17


Farewell to our dear, friend and fellow SDC- WLEC'er, Jay Jordan

He was a big man with a big heart and will be missed by all who knew him. RIP: 4-22-16


These are the two SNM (Studebaker Nat'l Museum) vehicles that the WLEC has adopted.

Keith & Helen Collins's 1961 Champ P/U Trk

Homer Hinchliff's 1953 Commander Cpe

(One of MANY in Homer's Stude Fleet)

Tom & Rosanne Bloomer's 1956 2E5 Stake Truck

Mel & Judy Hoeft's 1962 Champ Pickup Truck

Disclaimer: The WLEC Member's Vehicles shown below are NOT in alphabetical order. 

The reason for this is for you to have fun looking at all of our vehicles to find your own.

Harvey & Julie Snitzer's  1950 Champion Starlight Coupe  &  1971 Avanti II - 350

Paul White's '50 2R5 Pickup Truck (R2 Powered)

Bob & Virginia Walby's 1927 Special Six Roadster 

Larry & Patricia Gardon's 1937 Dictator Rumble Seat Coupe and their 1931 President State Sedan and their 1955 President Speedster

Joe & Bev Papai's 1976 Avanti II - 400

Mike & Deborah Polasky's 1952 Champion Sedan

Dick Cattrysse's 1965 Commander Sedan

Farewell to our dear, friend and fellow SDC- WLEC'er, Jack Smith

He was a Studebaker Mobil Gas Economy Run engineer before he became the well known "father" of the Road Runner at Chrysler. He will be remember by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. RIP: 9-15-17


Dave & Donna Piper's '63 Avanti R2

Chuck & Rachel Plymale's 1950 Studebaker Pick-Up

Andy & Opal Weir's 1963 Avanti R2

Fred & Donna Birdsell's 1964 Avanti R1

Gary & Alanna Taylor's 1962 GT Hawk

Bill & Barb Krueger's 1963 Avanti R1

Gardon's '63 Avanti

Dan Hess's '59 Lark Regal VIII 2-dr hdtp

Jerry & Pam Flegal's 1950 Champion Business Coupe

Jerry & Peg Mitchell's 1949 Champion Sedan

Ron & Myrna Bush's 1953 Commander H/T

Scott & Lee Burgy's 1980 Avanti II - 350

 Don Siegla's 1978 Avanti II

(Don is a long time WLEC Member, now residing in N.Carolina)

We Miss You Don!



Steve & Deb Rohde's  1951 Champion Sedan

Bill Peacocke's 1964 GT Hawk

Western Lake Erie Chapter Members

and their Pride'n'Joy Classic Rides

Ron& Myrna Bush's 1984 Studemino

Jim Pfleger's & Rita Bunting's 1960 Champ Pick-Up Truck

Bill & Sue Volz's 1963 Daytona Wagonaire

Warren & Kathy Godlew's 1962 GT Hawk

Dennis & Rhea Berry's 1956 Sky Hawk H/T

Farewell to our dear, dear friend and fellow SDC- WLEC'er, Ray Windecker.

His smiling face and wit will be missed by all who knew him. RIP: 9-4-13


HB & Norma Calder's '63 R2.5 Avanti 5-Speed

Bonnie Swetman's 1983 Avanti II

Brian & Renea Butler's 1957 Golden Hawk

John Begian's 1963 GT R2 "Super" Hawk

Neil & Robin Loughlin's '64 Daytona Hardtop & Convertible

Sandra Studebaker's 1962 Lark Sedan

Tom & Vida Parker's 1964 Cruiser

A Memorial To WLEC Members who have recently passed.