Sergey Nazarenko of Lawrence passed away on June 21, 2022, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Sergey was born July 10th, 1960, in Krasnodar, Sherbenovka Russia to Nikifor Nazarenko and Anna Nazarenko. He graduated from school #13 before achieving his diploma in coal mining. After moving to the United States, he worked as an auto mechanic in Lawrence, Kansas until an early retirement.
Sergey was a man of peace who embraced it through gardening and his love for nature. He will be remembered for his unparalleled loyalty, selflessness, nurturing spirit and ingenuity.
Sergey is survived by his dog, Ruben and 5 children. Dennis, Dasha, Oleg, Yaroslav and Galina Nazarenko, as well as his 9 grandchildren, Andre and Katy Nieder-Nazarenko. Neiva, Wriley, and AubriAnna Courter. Anastasiya and Milania Ayala. Alexis and Nicholi Nazarenko. He was predeceased by his life partner Luybov Chayka and his beloved dog Durby.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday June 29 at 11:00 am at Oak Hill Cemetery, 1605 Oak Hill Ave., Lawrence, KS, 66044. A visitation will be held on Tuesday June 28th from 6 to 7 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St,, Lawrence, KS, 66044.