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Howard Herman Wenck
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1921
Day County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 2000
South Dakota, USA

Howard Herman Wenck was born March 11, 1921, at Andover, South Dakota, the son of Herman and Lena (Wolkman) Wenck. He attended school at Andover and, at the age of 16, began to work on the family farm. Howard was united in marriage on October 27, 1946, at Corona, South Dakota, with Annette Sofhia Bohlen. Following their wedding, they lived at Andover before moving to a farm east of Corona. They resided there for six years, then moved to a farm southwest of Wilmot, South Dakota, for six years. They moved into Corona in 1961, and later to Milbank. Howard began working for Dakota Granite in 1961, and retired in 1984. Annette died on July 10, 1985.

Howard was married to Rosine A. (Dahl) Rieck on September 27, 1986, at Milbank. After his retirement, Howard continued to work as a monument salesman and provided cemetery and grave restoration and repair. He joined American Lutheran Church in 1994, but came to us with a 34 year history of teaching Sunday School. He enjoyed doing children's sermons in our worship services. He was an active member of Community Development for the city of Corona, and a volunteer fireman in Corona.

Howard Wenck is survived by one daughter, Helen, and her husband Herb Schauer of Aberdeen, SD; two sons, Harland, and his wife Jean, of Wilmot, SD, and Harold, and his wife Lori, also of Wilmot; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. He has two step sons, Dale, and his wife Jan Rieck of Cambridge, MN, and Jerome, and his wife Sandy Rieck of Sioux Falls, SD; and two step daughters, Julia, and her husband Dale Olson of Aberdeen, SD, and Rhonda, and her husband Earl Thiele, Jr. of Milbank, SD. Howard also has eighteen step grandchildren and ten step great grandchildren; twin brothers, Lloyd, and his wife Margaret Wenck of Marina, CA, and Leonard, and his wife Violet Wenck of Spearfish, SD; three sisters, Doris, and her husband Melvin Alberts of Amherst, SD, Dileen, and her husband Emil Ninke of Webster, SD, and Darlys, and her husband Bill Kruse of Columbia, SD. He was proceeded in death by his parents, an infant twin sister, and his wives, Annette and Rosine.

May God bless the memory of Howard Wenck among us.
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  Annette Sophia Bohlen Wenck (1923 - 1985)
  Rosine A Dahl Rieck (1923 - 1997)
  Harold Dean Wenck (1955 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Lutheran Cemetery
Grant County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Lot 70A, Grave 5
Maintained by: LCM
Originally Created by: Diane & John
Record added: Oct 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30346452
Howard Herman Wenck
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Howard Herman Wenck
Added by: Diane & John
Howard Herman Wenck
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