Erna Mennenga

Erna Mennenga

THOMASBORO – Erna Mennenga, 92, of Thomasboro passed away in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Helia Healthcare, Champaign.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville, with funeral services to follow at 11 a.m., officiated by the Rev. James Lehman. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Erna was born Feb. 9, 1925, in Compromise Township, a daughter of John and Grace (Hinrichs) Franzen. She married Arnold Mennenga on Feb. 19, 1943. He preceded her in death on July 30, 1995.

She is survived by six children, Larry (Charlotte) Mennenga of Champaign, Ronda (Larry) Scott of Thomasboro, Sharon (Gayle) Duitsman of St. Joseph, Denice (Ron) Rock of Apache Junction, Ariz., Renee Mennenga of Thomasboro and Kim (Mark) Plaza of Arlington Heights; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Arrangements are being handled by Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul.