Tuesday, June 10th, 2008
Francis Wenning, 80, of 902 Mary Charles Drive, Coldwater, died at 12:35 p.m. June 9, 2008, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
He was born March 3, 1928, in Coldwater, to Frank and Frances Stegman Wenning. On July 15, 1950, he married Valanda Heitkamp, who survives.
Other survivors are four sons, Curtis (Cindy), New Bremen, Michael (Marty), Bellbrook, Jeff (Cindy) and Kevin (Tina), all of Coldwater; a brother, Paul (Cam), Coldwater; two sisters, Lillian Dues and Lucille Ontrop, both of Coldwater; 10 grandchildren, and one great grand-child.
Deceased are a brother, Lester; and a sister, Evelyn Wint-Karcher.
He retired from Minster Machine and was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, its Men's Holy Name Society, the Knights of Columbus, Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, all in Coldwater. He was a volunteer for the American Red Cross.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Daniel Schmitmeyer officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.