Monday, June 9th, 2008
Lavern B. Wenning, 80, 7295 Co. Rd. 66A., New Bremen, died at 1:49 p.m. June 6, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born on May 18, 1928, in Coldwater, to Joseph and Sophia Ahlers Wenning.?On Feb. 15, 1947, he married Annabelle Koeper who survives near New Bremen.?
Other survivors are a sister, Charlotte Link, Carthagena; a daughter-in-law, Linda Wenning, Celina; two grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, David Wenning; three brothers and two sisters.
He worked at the former White Mountain Creamery, the former New Bremen Cement Products and the former Bremco Mills before going into farming full time and helping make cement tile at Niemeyer's Farm Drainage (NUPCO), New Bremen. He was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, the Rev. Leah Matthews officiating. Burial of his cremains will be in the German ProtestantCemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the New Bremen Emergency Squad or to the church memorial fund.