VENENGA, Menno 1909-1990
VENENGA, NEESSEN, MEYER
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/8/2011 at 13:49:23
Menno Venenga Services Held
Menno Venenga, 81, of Grundy Center, passed away Friday, June 1, at the Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 4, at 2:30 p.m. at the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church. Pastor Larry C. Hoop officiated.
Marvin Petersen sang "Until Then" and "He Touched Me." He was accompanied by Carolyn Stahl, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.
Casket bearers were Doug Venenga, Rick Venenga, Rod Kolder, Randy Nederhoff M.D., Brian Eilderts and D. J. Venenga.
John Seehusen and Herman Akkerman were ushers. Deloris Petersen and Jean Rhoads were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Menno B. Venenga, son of Buss and Hilka Neessen Venenga, was born March 3, 1909, in Wellsburg. Menno grew up and was educated in Grundy County.
On August 20, 1930, Menno was united in marriage to Anna Meyer at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Together they farmed in the Wellsburg area until they retired and moved to Grundy Center in 1973.
Menno was a member of the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church. He was a resident of the Grundy Care Center for the past 4 1/2 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister Hattie Schultz; one brother Anton Venenga; and two infant grandchildren.
Menno is survived by his wife Anna, of Grundy Center; four sons, Delmer of Salem, OR, Ronald of San Diego, CA, Wendell of Aplington, and Norman of Grundy Center; two daughters, Mrs. Marvin (Verone) Nederhoff and Mrs. Bernie (LaVonne) Eilderts, both of Grundy Center; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
A memorial fund has been established.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 7 June 1990, pg 3
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