Michael Harold Wenning (July 5, 1935 – June 28, 2011) was an South African-born American Presbyterian minister. From 1969 to 1977, he was pastor of a Presbyterian church in Durban, South Africa. He was known for performing President Reagan's state funeral.
Early life[change | change source]
Wenning was born in Cape Town, South Africa. He studied at Texas Christian University and at New York University.
Career[change | change source]
From 1969 to 1977, he was pastor of a Presbyterian church in Durban, South Africa. In 1977 he returned to the United States where he worked for the next three decades as a pastor in various Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations, including one in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Death[change | change source]
Wenning died at his home in Mission Viejo, California from kidney failure caused by leukemia, aged 75.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Associated Press (June 30, 2011). "Michael Wenning, Reagans' Pastor, Dies at 75". The New York Times.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Michael Wenning at Wikimedia Commons