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DWAYNE VERNON MENSCH

 

Bellville Times
 

Mensch

 

Dwayne Vernon Mensch was born the son of Eugene Vernon Jr. and Ann (Hubbard) Mensch in Pasadena, Texas on Dec. 12, 1962. He grew up and attended school in Deer Park. Dwayne worked construcion for Brown and Root before moving to New Ulm in the late 1980s. He worked for Blue Bell until 1994 when he made his journey to Pasadena to return to work for Brown and Root. In 2003, he moved and made his home in Bellville.

Dwayne was very talented, creative, and was very skilled with his hands. He loved to take scraps of wood and metal to create everything from birdhouses to benches. He was a country boy through and through and loved all of Godís creation. Dwayne was baptized at the Deer Park Church of Christ at the age of 18 and was later a member of the Bellville Church of Christ.

Dwayne passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, in Bellville at the age of 46. He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Hemphill and husband, Bryan, of League City, sons, Darren Mensch and wife, Margaret, of Kilgore, and Justin Vincent of Brenham; parents Vernon and Ann Mensch of Bellville, sisters, Shirley Wendt and husband, Roy, of Nelsonville and Brandi Gibson and husband, Kyle, of Katy. He is also survived by his six grandchildren, three nephews, two nieces and his grandfather, Erwin Schroeder of New Ulm.

Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009 at the Schmidt Funeral Home.

Funeral service was at 10 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009 at the Bellville Church of Christ with Brother Charles Wilson officiating.

Interment was at New Ulm Cemetery in New Ulm.

Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the: Bellville Church of Christ, 817 E. Wendt, Bellville, Texas, 77418.

Funeral under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home.

 
 
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