Visitation: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 2:00-8:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
Funeral: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. from the Funeral Home with burial to follow at Sherwood Cemetery.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers a memorial donation can be made in honor of Robert to the Sherwood Garden Club Scholarship Fund.
Robert C. Tenney age 59 of Sherwood, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018 at his home, the family farm, surrounded by his family after an extended illness.
Robert was born the only son to the late Lewis L. and Loretta Ann (Truckey) Tenney on October 15, 1958.
Robert lived in Sherwood his entire life, graduating from Union City High School with the class of 1977.
On August 21, 1993, he married JoAnn Ernsberger in Burr Oak.
Robert worked at Morgan Olson most of his life retiring in 2014 after 36 years of employment.
Robert enjoyed hunting and fishing, gardening, model trains, tending his birds and fish, and most especially loved collecting anything and everything to do with Oliver tractors.
He is survived by his wife JoAnn Tenney of Sherwood, three sisters, Deborah G. (Bill) Carls of Sherwood, Cinthia L. Wielinski of Quincy, and Barbara A. (James) Wallen of Union City, a brother in law Richard Ernsberger of Bronson, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends Rusty Hyder and Wayne Yoder.
He was preceded in death by his parents and mother in law Joyce Ernsberger.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, from 2-8 P.M. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD in Colon. Funeral Services celebrating the life of Robert C. Tenney will be Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. From the funeral home with Pastor Trent Hammond officiating. Burial will follow in the Sherwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation can be made to the Sherwood Garden Club Scholarship Fund.