Obituary: The Rev. Warren D. Wenger

Brother Warren D. Wenger died while traveling in Ohio, December 23, 2018, at the age of 96.

Born December 27, 1921 in Louisville, Ohio, he was the son of Frederick and Evangeline (Price) Wenger. Brother Wenger graduated from Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1943 and received a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Moravian Theological Seminary in 1945. He was ordained a Deacon in the Moravian ministry September 30, 1945 and consecrated a Presbyter June 10, 1951.

He was united in marriage to Doris Roberts October 20, 1945 in Westminster, Maryland. Together they served in the mission fields of Nicaragua (1946-1961 and 1976-1979) as well as pastorates in Ohio (Fry’s Valley), New York (Midland Beach, New Dorp Beach), New Jersey (Egg Harbor City), and Pennsylvania (Midway Manor, Canadensis). Br. Wenger entered into retirement July 1, 1986.

Brother Wenger is survived by his wife, Doris; daughters, Lola , Miriam and Rebecca; son, Warren, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held December 29, 2018 at Graceham Moravian Church, Thurmont, Maryland, with the Rev. Sue Koenig officiating. Memorial gifts were welcomed for the Board of World Mission.