Pulliam Funeral Chapel
EARNEST L. "ERNIE" MENACHER Oblong, IL
FUNERAL: Sunday January 7, 2001 3:30 p.m.
Earnest L. "Ernie" Menacher Oblong, Illinois
died Friday January 5, 2001
at his residence from heart complications. He was born
in the Bend area
of Jasper County, Illinois.
He was the son of Frank Joseph & Ancona Mae "Connie"
On August 29, 1952 he married Geneva Riegle. Ernie
was a retired registered
Ford Technician and Mechanic at several area garages.
He also farmed.
Earnest was a faithful and loving companion. He was
a dedicated, hard working
family man who was proud of each member of his family.
He shared and enjoyed
the friendship of many people. He enjoyed traveling,
country music and reading.
He is survived by his wife Geneva; 3 Sons & Daughters-In-Laws
Steven & Janet Menacher, Ron & Debbie Menacher
and Rick & Suzanne Menacher;
1 Daughter and Son-In-Law Janet & Eric Matheney;
13 Grandchildren Nathan,
Carrie, Kelley, Tina, Harley, Robbie, Taffie, Dain
and Ancona Menacher,
Erick & Hannah Matheney, Michelle & Tommy Andrews,
Randy Stevenson and Karen Allen;
4 Great Grandchildren Mikayla Kuranoff, Halee Puckett,
Avery Miller and Mackenzie Andrews.
Also surviving are nieces and nephews. Earnest was
preceded in death by his parents,
1 Grandson (Joshua Menacher) and 2 Great Grandsons
(Dallas & Dalton Andrews).
Burial will be in Bend Cemetery.