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Gladys T. Wegenast

January 6, 2009
Fairmont Sentinel

WINNEBAGO - GLADYS T. WEGENAST, age 94, of Winnebago, died Friday, January 2, 2009, at Parker-Oaks, Winnebago.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 7, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Winnebago, with Rev. Dale Kohrs officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Winnebago. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago in charge of arrangements.

She was born December 23, 1914, in Amboy, Minn., the daughter of John and Signa (Torgerson) Olson.

She attended school at Winnebago. Gladys married Ralph "Hank" Evans. He preceded her in death in 1953. She worked as a cook at the Winnebago Public School. She married Edwin Wegenat and he preceded her in death.

Gladys was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, American Legion Auxiliary, card club and garden club. She enjoyed bowling, dancing, gardening, playing cards and watching the Vikings.

She is survived by her son, Robert Evans, Des Moines, Iowa; daughter, Janet (Richard) Rose, Amboy, Janice Sohn, Blue Earth, Mary Jo (Gene) Zumwalt, Minneapolis; step-daughter, Rosalie (Ed) Sorenson, Eagan; 17 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; sister, Lilly Allen, Blue Earth; sisters-in-law, Elaine Olson, Blue Earth; Rosmary (Olson) Rogers, Albuquerque, N.M..

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, (Geraldine); one grandchild; daughter-in-law, (Rita); son-in-law (Duane); two brothers; and one sister.

Memorials are preferred to the donor's choice.



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