Elroy was born December 16, 1923, in Karnes City, the son of Carl Fenner and Ida Rippstein Fenner. August 2, 1947 Elroy married Ardanella Blaschke Fenner in Karnes City. Elroy worked as a Rural Route Mailman for over 67 years.
Survivors include wife, Ardanella; sons, Dennis Ray Fenner and wife, Linda, Roy Lee Fenner and wife Terry and Pat Glenn Fenner and wife, Mariann; sister, Elline Schmidt; 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents Carl and Ida Fenner.
Visitation was held Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 6 – 8P.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Kenedy, officiated by Rev. Wally Schievelbein. Interment followed in the Pawnee Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Kevin Fenner, Roy Fenner, Jr., H.R. Buehring, Robbie Busselman, Jerry Clark and Donnie Fenner. Honorary Pallbearers were Donald Krisch and Terry Schmidt.