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Information for Iris Imogene Black Mennenga
24 June, 1919 19 February, 1993
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
February, 1993

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Iris Mennenga

    Iris Imogene Mennenga, 73, of Caldwell, died Friday, February 19, 1993, at home of natural causes.  Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, 1993, at the United Methodist Church, Caldwell.  Rev. Philip Hanni will officiate.  Services are tinder the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Mennenga was born June 24, 1919, at Trumbull, Nebraska, to Milton and Bessie Arnold Black.  She graduated from high school in Trumbull and worked at the U.S. Navy ammunition depot near Hastings, Nebraska, as a secretary until 1957.  She married Harry Mennenga, January 5, 1946, at Concordia, Kansas.  In 1957 they moved to Pasadena, Calif., where she worked as a secretary for DuPont until 1964 when they came to Caldwell.  She worked as a legal secretary for the law firm of Fuller, Brauner and Doolittle until her retirement in 1981.
    Mrs. Mennenga enjoyed making crafts and doing needlework.  She also was very active in the Methodist Church with the W.S.C.S. and enjoyed helping with the kitchen work during special events at the church.
    Survivors include her husband, Harry of Caldwell; six sisters, Olive Hall of Edmond, Oklahoma, Eula Carter of Boise, Idaho, Evelyn Bunde, Betty Black and Freada Gartner all of Hastings, Nebraska, and Marie Gartner of Colorado Springs, Colorado; two brothers, Kenneth Black and Cleo Black, both of Caldwell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church in Caldwell or to the West Valley Medical Center Hospice Program.

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