Dorothy Wegner


Dorothy M. Wegner, 86, of Onaga, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Eastridge Nursing Facility in Centralia.

Dorothy M. Wegner, 86, of Onaga, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Eastridge Nursing Facility in Centralia.

She was born Feb. 5, 1926, in Weeping Water, Neb., to Ernest and Annis Orlenia Hinkle Baker.

Mrs. Wegner hung wallpaper for many years. She also worked at Golden Acres Nursing Center in Onaga and later at Community Hospital in Onaga until she retired. She was a member of New Hope Lutheran Church in Onaga and the Onaga Saddle Club.

On Sept. 29, 1943, she married Rando R. Wegner at St. Luke Lutheran Church, southwest of Onaga. He died July 1, 2008. She also was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include a son, Ernest Wegner of Garden City; two daughters, Patricia Nott and husband Richard of Emmett, and Maye Wegner of Havensville; a brother, Ernest Ray Baker of Eugene, Ore.; a sister, Edith Evelyn Cress of Burson, Calif.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Cremation is planned. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Lutheran Church in Onaga. Inurnment will be at a later date in St. Luke South Cemetery near Onaga.

Family and friends will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Onaga. Condolences may be made at Memorials are suggested to New Hope Lutheran Church or the American Diabetes Association, both in care of the funeral home, Box 312, Onaga, KS 66521.

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