Glenn Frederick Pomerenke, 77, of rural Sweet Springs, died Monday, April 23, 2007, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2007, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs. Rev. David Ritoch will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial with military rites will be held in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Pallbearers will be Joe Pomerenke, Ben Pomerenke, Mark Pomerenke, Bradley Freeman, Thomas Freeman and Philip Freeman. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Oct. 27, 1929, on the family farm near Okabena, Minn., he was the son of the late Frederick Pomerenke and Viola Horn Pomerenke. On May 17, 1953, he married Yvonne Follet, who preceded him in death on April 28, 2004. He had lived in the Sweet Springs community since 1964 where he was a farmer and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, serving as an elder. He had served on the Saline County Soil and Water Board, was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and a member of Sweet Springs American Legion Post 279, participating in its honor guard.
Survivors include his children, David Pomerenke and wife, Susan, of Springfield, Kay Freeman and husband, Buddy, of Harrisonville, Duane Pomerenke and wife, Carrie, of Marshall and Ray Pomerenke and wife, Cindy, of Merriam Woods; 14 grandchildren; one brother, Gerald Pomerenke of rural Miami; three sisters, Gladys Davis of Georgetown, Texas, Betty Vandevender of Trenton, and Linda Smith of Chillicothe; and several nieces and nephews.
Additional information provided per family recompense.