Wesley Blumenberg

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Wesley W. Blumenberg, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home.

He was born Aug. 29, 1916, at Allenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Blumenberg. He married Eloise M. Woods.

Blumenberg had been a heavy equipment operator for R.B. Potashnick Construction Co.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Survivors include three sons, Albert Blumenberg of Oak Ridge, Alvin Blumenberg of McClure, Ill., Norman Blumenberg of Willow Springs, Texas; a daughter, Letitia Blumenberg of Bell City, Mo.; a brother, Roy Blumenberg of East Prairie, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, two sons, three brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 8 a.m. to service time Friday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the chapel, with the Rev. Cy Smith officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery with full military honors.