Gennadiy Menkov pased away on Nov. 10 at age 79. Services were held Nov. 13 at Beth El Cemetery in Omaha.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Maria Fridman.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie Menkov; sons and daughters-in-law, Sergey and Lilya and Max and Karen and six grandchildren: Anna, Phoenix, Gabriel, Jacob, Sophia and Nathan; and many loving cousins, nephews and friends.
Gennadiy was born in Bobruisk, Belarus, and moved to the U.S. in 1993 at age 53. He fell in love with his adoptive country and spent the last 26 years of his life living as a proud American, and was a proud hard-working man that sacrificed a lot for his family and taught the values of devotion and integrity to many. He was loving and proud of his children and grandchildren.