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Dr. Weldon Austin Whitenack

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Dr. Whitenack was born on September 4, 1926 and passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016.

Dr. Whitenack was a resident of Washington, Iowa at the time of passing.

He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1944. Weldon continued his education at Taylor University and Purdue University. He received his Masters of Science and Agriculture from Iowa State University in Ames. He attended Asbury Theological Seminary and received his Master of Divinity from Garrett Theological Seminary. Weldon was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Ministry from Iowa Wesleyan College.

He served honorably in the United States Army during World War II.

Dr. Whitenack was married to Marilyn.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday December 2 2016 at the United Methodist Church in Washington with Rev. Dr. J. Robert Burkhart Rev. Ben Blanchard and Rev. Julie Poulsen officiating. Calling hours will begin at noon Thursday at the Jones Eden Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Jones Eden Funeral Home and from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church. Interment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington Iowa.

In lieu of flowers a general memorial has been established.