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Walter " Wally" Mensing

January 27, 1952 — December 14, 2023

Greenwood, New York

Walter Sherman Mensing (Wally) age 71, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2023 at his home Greenwood Lake, New York. A memorial service was held at Grace Lutheran Church in New York, Saturday, January 6,2024. A celebration of life will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Emerald Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota; Saturday, May 18th at 11:00am., with burial and fellowship following the service.

Wally was born to Sherman and Viola Mensing, January 27, 1952. He grew up on the family farm in Easton, MN and graduated from Delavan High School in 1970. After graduation he was drafted into the Navy. He served and then was given an honorable discharge to help with the family farm. Besides the farming he enjoyed helping others by fixing things for them.

He married Shelby Langhoff, December 1977, and they were blessed with 4 children. During short stints in various jobs at Mankato, St Peter, and Mason City, he and Shelby had an amicable divorce. Then he landed a job at Continental airlines where he worked for 20 years, he left Continental as a senior analyst for Continental-Cargo. Jet Blue hired Wally for a short period of times and then he worked for an oil pipeline, as an analyst. He resided in New York. 

He married his second wife, Sheri Weiler, October 2013. Wally lived life to the fullest and enjoyed his children, traveling, fishing, beaches, researching family ancestry and genealogy.

Wally is survived by his wife Sheri Weiler and grandson Alex Squillini; his children: Cassie (Eric) Grube, Britney (Reed Bowen), Alison Mensing  (Damien Hamilton), Benjamin Mensing; his stepchildren: Justin Squillini (partner Rae Cioppa), Rachel Squillini and stepson-in-law Eric Nieto; his grandkids; Sophia, Luke, and Claudia Grube, Quentin and Cora Bowen, Dametrius and Ailish Hamilton, Allysia Nieto, and Kaladin Squillini; his siblings: Charlotte ( Frank) Hoerth; Nancy ( Larry) Huwe, Naomi Mensing, Ruth (Joe) Maland, and nieces and nephews; Lesa Patek, David Hoerth, Ian Maland, Jenna Reedy, Audrey Caughey, Lindsay Varns, and Ethan Huwe and 12 great nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father Sherman Mensing and his brother Lee Mensing and first wife Shelby.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, May 18, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, May 18, 2024

12:15 - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery

, Blue Earth, MN 56013

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