Wayne Paul Meyenberg went to be with His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Wayne was born to Frank and June Meyenberg on May 23, 1947, in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York. He met the love of his life, Cathy Schwerdtfeger, on May 3, 1963, and married her on May 6, 1967. Wayne and Cathy would have been married 54 years in May.
Wayne was the proud Father and Poppa Wheelie to his children and grandchildren. He as a New York City Policeman and held the rank of Lieutenant when he retired with 28 years of service in 1993. In retirement, Wayne and Cathy spent many hours riding their Honda Goldwing motorcycle in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and a good part of Canada, and were active members of the Gold Wing Riders Association.
Wayne enjoyed singing, and was always a member in the choir of the churches to which he belonged. He was a member of the Houston Tidelanders Barbershop Chorus and performed in several competitions with them. Throughout his life, Wayne was a strong, Christian man, a life-long member of the United Methodist Church, having served in a variety of lay leadership positions. He was a shining example of what a Christian man should be. Wayne served many volunteer organizations to include most recently Comanche Cares and Lions Club of Comanche. He was an active participant in the Comanche Prayer Breakfast.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and June Meyenberg; and his sister, Joyce Meyenberg.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Anne (Schwerdtfeger) Meyenberg; sons, Paul and wife, Sandy Meyenberg of Wichita Falls, TX; Steven and wife, Wendy Meyenberg of Midlothian, VA; and Bryan Meyenberg of San Antonio, TX; six grandchildren, James, Kevin, Kyle, Amy, Myles and Laney; cousin, Kathy Collins; and many friends and brothers and sisters in Christ.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at First United Methodist Church of Holliday, Texas, with Rev. Dr. Brian Bosworth officiating.
For those desiring, memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of your choice or to the First United Methodist Church, 304 S. Elm, Holliday, Texas 76366 with a memo line to be sent to United Methodist Committee or Relief (UMCOR).
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lunnscolonial.com.