The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 20, 2013

Lesly Ernest Wehrenberg

Published 3-20-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Lesly Ernest Wehrenberg, 90, lifelong resident of Loyal, Okla., passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, in Kingfisher, Okla. Some knew him as “Leck.”

Lesly was born Feb. 7, 1923, on the farm of Minnie and William Wehrenberg, northeast of Loyal. He was the youngest of nine children.

He was a 1936 eighth grade graduate of Prairie Star Country School.

He married Lena Pope July 14, 1941, at the Christian Church in Chickasha, Okla. He farmed his entire life and was very proud of his chosen vocation.

He was a faithful member of Loyal Evangelical Church, where he served in several capasities.

He served on the school board at Loyal High School, Venable Cemetery Board, Sooner Co-op Board, Lomega Lions Club and Loyal Fire Department.

Lesly is survived by daughters, Karen Littlefield and husband Jeff and their family, and Cheryl Glazier and husband Tom and their family; daughter-in-Law, Janet Wehrenberg and family; and son, Edward Wehrenberg and wife Susie and their family.

Lesly was the last of his generation and was preceded in death by his parents, Minnie (Nuggats) and William Wehrenberg, six brothers, three sisters, an infant daughter, one son, Phil, and his wife of 71 years, Lena (Pope) Wehrenberg, who preceded him in death Jan. 15, 2013.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Loyal Evangelical Church, Loyal, Okla., with the Rev. Leon Seaton officiating. Burial will follow in Venable Cemetery, northwest of Loyal. Arrangements are by Sanders Funeral Service Inc., Kingfisher.

Memorials may be made to Venable Cemetery; Loyal Evangelical Church Memorial Fund; or Lomega Lions Club, all in care of 6303 E. 690 Rd. Loyal, OK 73756; or Russell-Murray Hospice, 202 N. Main, Kingfisher, OK 73750 or charity of own choice.

(Submitted by family)