Thursday, October 20, 2011

Stewart H. Menke (October 15, 2011)

Stewart H. Menke, 82, of Gettysburg, Ohio passed away after a lengthy illness on October 15 at Wayne HealthCare Hospital.

Mr. Menke is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Menke, and four children: Michael (Joan) Menke of Tucson, Arizona, Thomas (Barbara) of Greenville, Susan North (Dan) of Greenville, and Sheryl Hannah of Hamilton. He was wise and loving grandfather to eight, and great-grandfather to twelve.

Mr. Menke was preceded in death by his father Chester Hume Menke and his mother Virginia Meeker Crawford Menke, both of Greenville. Also he was preceded in death by his sister Alice Jean Menke Lieberenz of Elkhart, Indiana, and his brother Richard Menke of Dayton, Ohio.

Services will be held at Oakland Church of the Brethren north of Gettysburg, Ohio at 10 AM on Saturday October 22, 2011, with visitation at 9 AM. Stewart was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be missed.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Darke County Humane Society in his memory.

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