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Ward L. Mencke

November 10, 1988 — May 11, 2022

Ward L. Mencke

Ward L. Mencke, 33, of Elyria passed away suddenly at U.H. Main, Cleveland. Ward was born November 10, 1988 on the island of O'ahu, Hawaii and raised in Elyria. He was employed as a pump technician for Gerow Equipment for 4 years and loved his job. In addition to being with his family he enjoyed working on motors, riding motorcycles, video games and boating. He had an adventurous spirit which included sky diving recently for his wedding anniversary.

Ward is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Satonya (nee Adams); children Gabriella Napier, Adara and Kalea Mencke; parents Ward J. and Juanita Mencke (nee Fritz); brother Derrick Maldonado (Jessica Varady), and maternal grandmother Mary Fritz. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Alan Fritz and paternal grandmother Beverly Brady.

Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 114 Second St. Elyria from 2-4 & 6-8pm Friday May 20. A celebration of life service will be held at the funeral home 10am Saturday May 21. Cremation by Busch Crematory. Memorials may be forwarded to 

https://www.tmcfunding.com/funds/ward-mencke-memorial/6745/

www.buschcares.com 440-322-3717

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Visitation

Friday, May 20, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Elyria

114 Second Street, Elyria, OH 44035

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Visitation

Friday, May 20, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Elyria

114 Second Street, Elyria, OH 44035

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Memorial Service

Saturday, May 21, 2022

10:00 - 10:45am (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Elyria

114 Second Street, Elyria, OH 44035

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