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VENENGA, Wendell W. 1937-2006


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 7/3/2014 at 09:08:17

Wendell W. Venenga, age 68, died September 23, 2006 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center. Funeral services were September 26 at the Colfax Center Presbyterian Church near Holland. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

Wendell Wayne Venenga was born on December 7, 1937 on the family farm near Wellsburg, son of Menno B. and Anna (Meyer) Venenga. He was raised in the Wellsburg area and attended country school at Colfax No. 4. Wendell worked as a farmhand for his father and many area farmers. Wendell was united in marriage to Norma Jeanne Walton on November 17, 1962. They settled in Grundy County near Aplington. Wendell worked at the John Deere foundry and also raised livestock on his farm retiring in the early 1990s.

Surviving relatives include two daughters, Sheila (Ian) Cruse of Marion and Wendy (Pepe) Pena of Aplington; five grandchildren; one expected great-grandchild; two brothers, Ronald (Charlene) Venenga of Waterloo and Norman (Katie) Venenga of Wellsburg; two sisters, Verone (Marvin) Nederhoff of Grundy Center and LaVonne Eilderts of Holland; many nieces and nephews.

Wendell was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; an infant son, Wendell; and one brother, Delmer Venenga.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 September 2006, pg 3


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