Walter J. Wegner Sr.

A memorial service was held on Nov. 13 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton for Walter J. Wegner Sr. of Grafton, who died on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005 at the Heritage Nursing Home in Port Washington, at the age of 81. On Nov. 13, family received friends at the church prior to the service. Interment took place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grafton. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg assisted the family with the arrangements.

Walter was born in Cooperstown on Oct. 20, 1924, son of the late Walter A. and Isabell (nee Kotick) Wegner. On April 28, 1945 he was united in marriage to Marie Rothlesberger. He worked for Rexnord Industries Inc. in Grafton for 39 years.

Walter is survived by his wife Marie; children Marie (Tom) Marshall of Plymouth, Walter Jr. (Roberta) of Eau Claire, Joseph (Connie) of Waldo, John (Chris) of Appleton, Peter (Laurie) of Cedarburg, Paul of Fredonia, Christine (John) Wegner-Felix of Ashland and Elizabeth (Scott) McLaughlin of Grafton; and sister Dolores Anewenter. Further survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton or the charity of your choice are appreciated. For online condolences, please visit