OBITUARY: Weldon Wenger

Harvey County Now

Weldon D. Wenger, 81, of Newton, passed away Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, at his home. He was born on January 7, 1943, in Newton, the son of Herby and Elva (Yost) Wenger.

He was a member of the Garden View Church of God in Christ, Mennonite in rural Halstead.

Weldon was a lifelong farmer and former Pioneer Seed dealer.

He was united in marriage to Lois Fern Ensz on November 3, 1963, in Inman. She survives of the home.

Weldon also is survived by his son, Kendall (Darla) Wenger of Newton; daughter, Lori Townsend of Arcadia, Fla.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Vernon (Carol) Wenger of Raleigh, N.C., and Merle (Lena) Wenger of Newton; and sisters, Donna (Jerry) Nickel of Moundridge and Carolyn Wenger of Newton.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Garden View Mennonite Church.  Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, March 3, at the Moundridge Funeral Home, with family greeting friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Moundridge Manor in care of Moundridge Funeral Home, PO Box 410, Moundridge, KS 67107.

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