Arthur Ray Breneman

Arthur Ray Breneman, 80, of Hedville, passed away Monday, June 17, 2024.  He was born in Salina, to Louis R. and Maxine (Baker) Breneman.  He married Karolyn Akers on January 31, 1965.  He graduated Culver High School, was in the Army Reserve, worked at CO-OP in Culver and Salina.  He then worked for Ott Oil for over 25 years prior to purchasing the company with Troy Ditto in 2000 forming Fuel Unlimited.  In addition to his occupation, he had an addiction to cattle that he couldn’t quite kick.  He was a cow and calf producer for many years, then during his retirement he was able to fulfill his lifelong dream of just being a “cow man.”

Survivors include his children, Monty (Debbie) Breneman, of Lincoln, Dean Breneman, of Park City, and Amy (David) Thompson, of Hedville; sister, Marilyn Baker, of Minneapolis; grandchildren, Tyler, Kyle, Mikayla, Cory, and Kristy Breneman, Faith Wolf, Cheyenee, David, Micah Thompson, and Marius Berens.; great grandchildren, Jeremiah Thompson and Maeve Thompson.

Art was a member of several local organizations; Rural Water District #4, Ell-Saline Booster Club, Ell-Saline Lions Club, Hedville Rural Fire Department.

Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2024 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Salina.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Interim Hospice or Trinity United Methodist Church.