Maurice D. Fenner, 77, of Pettisville entered the gates of his heavenly home on Sunday, March 28, 2021, after a short illness. He was born May 5, 1943, in Morenci, Mich., to the late Kenneth L. and Ruth E. (Carncross) Fenner. On Nov. 14, 1970, he married the love of his life, Judith L. Thomson, and she preceded him in death Aug. 26, 2015.
Maurice graduated from Pettisville High School in 1962. After high school, he went on to a semester of college, and followed that with working a variety of jobs, including his last position at Granite Industries, where he retired in May of 2020.
Survivors include his sisters,Mollie (Gary Baur) Fenner of Florence, Ariz., and Denene (James) Messinger of Virginia Beach, Va; sisters-in-law, Pamela (Michael) Yoder of Clarklake, Mich., and Sandra (Harold Menke) McManus of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughters, Renee Wohlfarth of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Rebecca (Dennis Wright) Fenner of Pettisville; three granddaughters, Deanna, Lucretia, and Vania Wohlfarth; and many nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation at the request of the deceased. There will be a celebration of life service at a later time. He will be interned at North Pettisville Cemetary, also known as Amish Mennonite Cemetary, located on US 20A just outside of Pettisville.
The family suggests memorials to CHP in Defiance or your local animal shelter.