Celebrating the life of Wayne Keith Mennenga
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He farmed until 2018 and was a DEKALB Seed dealer. He was a member of the Seward Congregation Church where he served on several boards, the Stephenson County Farm Bureau, Pecatonica Lions Club and 4-H. Wayne enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s sporting events, 8000# stock diesel truck pulls and traveling.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jean Mennenga of Pecatonica; son, Brian (Brenda) Mennenga of Pecatonica; daughters, Betty (Ross) Kendell of Pecatonica, Brenda Thomas of Kilgore, TX; grandchildren, Kirsten (Drake Peterson) Kendell, Ashton (Richie Thompson) Kendell, Austin Kendell, Mikayla (Robby) Bundy, Seth Thomas, Miah Thomas, Spencer Murphy-Thomas; sisters, Eunice (Norman) Miller of German Valley, Diane Klinefelter of Shannon; sister-in-law, Helen Mennenga of Blue Eye, MO; several nephews and nieces.
Wayne is predeceased by his brother, Merle Mennenga; brother-in-law, Roger Klinefelter.
Funeral service 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 20, 2022, at Seward Congregational Church, 3029 S. Pecatonica Rd., Seward with Pastor Joel Hicke and Earl Klinger officiating.
Visitation 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 19, 2022, at Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago.
Interment at Silver Creek Cemetery in German Valley. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.
For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.
602 N. Elida St.
Winnebago, IL 61088
3029 S. Pecatonica Rd.
Seward, IL 61077
Bunker Hill Rd.
German Valley, IL 61039