Wanda Redger

3/1/2013

MONTEZUMA — Wanda E. Redger, 82, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Bethel Home Inc., in Montezuma.

MONTEZUMA — Wanda E. Redger, 82, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Bethel Home Inc., in Montezuma.

She was born Aug. 27, 1930, in Weatherford, Okla., to Jessie and Emma Dirks Nightengale.

On June 8, 1952, she married Art Redger. He died Nov. 1, 1961. She then moved to Montezuma and had worked at Bethel Home for 37 years as a housekeeper. In 2002, she moved into the Bethel Home apartments. In 2005, she retired from her job at Bethel Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Diane Peoples of Weatherford; a son, Jay Redger of Montezuma; two brothers, Eli Nightengale of Peoria, Ariz., and Glen Nightengale of Montezuma; a sister, Emily Jane Giesbrecht of Rouge River, Ore.; and a grandson. In addition to her husband, she also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Teryl Redger; a grandson; and two sisters, Pauline Koehn and Elizabeth Nightengale.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Homeland Mennonite Church, Montezuma. Burial will follow at Homeland Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Visitation hours are noon to 3:30 p.m. today at Swaim Funeral Chapel of Montezuma and 4 to 5 p.m. today at Bethel Home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com. Memorials are suggested to Bethel Home, in care of the funeral home.

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