A. Roger Wennberg
A. Roger Wennberg, 95, formerly of 136 Aldren Ave., and The Glen, died at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Lutheran Home & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born in Jamestown on Feb. 27, 1918, the son of the late Arthur R. and Ruby Anderson Wennberg, and graduated from Purdue University in 1950. A veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, Roger served in the Air Force Reserves, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.
He was employed in earlier years by Steel Parti-tions, and retired in 1980 from the Blackstone Corporation.
Roger was a member of First Congregational Unit-ed Church of Christ for more than 50 years, serving on many committees and administrative offices. He was also a member of the Kiantone Fire Department for more than 50 years. As a Mason, he belonged to the Mt. Moriah Masonic Lodge 145 F&AM and the Consis-tory. Other memberships include the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the United States Air Force Association. Roger was always interested in archeology, and enjoyed golf and bowling.
He is survived by his wife, the former Geraldine Lewis, whom he married Oct. 10, 1942; four chil-dren: Susan (Bill) Rice of Morgantown, W. Va., David (Nita) Wennberg of Waxahachie, Texas, Jon (Pat) Wennberg of James-town, and Daniel Wennberg of Falconer; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Christ Chapel of the Luth-eran Home. The Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt will officiate. A masonic lodge fun-eral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday im-mediately prior to the full funeral service. The pall bearers will be members of the Kiantone Fire Department.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the services Sunday at Christ Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kiantone Fire Depart-ment or First Congregational United Church of Christ or to Lutheran Social Services.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Roger at www.lindfuneralhome.com.