Henry Joseph Sunnenberg, 67, of Wamego, Kan. passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at his residence in Wamego.
Henry was born Feb. 20, 1945, in Axtell, Kan., the son of Harry F. and Elizabeth W. (Thomas) Sunnenberg. He attended schools in Baileyville and Seneca, graduating from St. Peter & Paul High School in 1963. After high school Henry worked at Steel & Pipe Supply in Manhattan, Kansas from 1963-1972. He then worked for Kansas State University as a custodian for 28 years until his retirement.
He attended the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Wamego.
Henry is survived by four sisters: Josephine Wiggins of Manhattan, Anne Slack of Wamego, Vera “Roberta” Ross and husband Ken of Wamego and Rita Chauza of Douglas, Neb.; three brothers: Jerome Sunnenberg of Joplin, Mo., Don Sunnenberg of Wamego and Vince Sunnenberg of Arkansas City, Kan.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother: Johnny Michael Sunnenberg; two sisters: Oscarine Sunnenberg and Alma Simmons and his parents.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, May 21, 2012 at the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church of Wamego, with Fr. John Pilcher. Burial followed in the St. Bernard’s Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, and may be left in care of the Stewart Funeral Home, PO Box 48, Wamego, KS, 66547. Online condolences may be left for the family at http://www.stewartfuneralhomes.com/