Ben Jenik, 100, Visalia, Calif., formerly of Monument, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.

He was born May 8, 1918, in rural Menlo to Ben and Rosa (Volok) Jenik.

He married Viola Wassemiller on Aug. 8, 1947, in Monument. She preceded him in death. He was a John Deere mechanic. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran, serving during World War II.

Survivors include his children, Juanita, Patty, Barbara, Les and Laurie; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, Oakley; burial in Monument Township Cemetery with military honors.

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