Lorraine A. Wegner

Lorraine A. Wegner, nee Habeck, 89, of West Bend, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007 at the Cedar Lake Health & Rehabili-tation Center.

She was born on Sept. 10, 1917 in Kewaskum to the late Adolph and Olga (nee Schultz) Habeck.

Lorraine graduated from Kewaskum High School in the class of 1937, and on Nov. 24, 1937 was united in marriage to Willard Wegner at St. Lucas Lutheran Church in Kewaskum.

Together they made their home in West Bend, and Lorraine became a member of St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church.

Her many church activities included the Ladies Aid, Ladies Guild, Altar Guild, choir, Sunday school and VBS teacher, Bible class leader, and for many years she was a part-time church secretary.

Lorraine graduated from and later taught the Bethel Series. She also worked at the voting polls during elections for many years.

She was creative and enjoyed working on different crafts such as afghans, cross-stitch and sewing.

With all this going on, she placed her main occupation as that of homemaker and caregiver for her family.

Lorraine is survived by two children, Carol (Ron) Bierman of New Berlin and Robert A. (Maren) Wegner Ph.D. of Blue Mounds; five grandchildren, Carey Remich, Scott Remich, Mark (Debbie) Remich, Melanie (Robert) Weber and Serena Wegner; two step-grandchildren, Kay Jens and Amy (Randy) Stehr; four great-grandchildren, Jessica Remich, Kyle Remich, David Remich and R.J. Weber; five step-great-grandchildren, Samantha and Katie Jens, Missy, Ericka and Jacob Stehr; a niece, Ruth Ann (John) Gehl; a nephew, Bernie Habeck; Lorraine's cat "Kitty;" other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard, and a brother and his wife, Ralph (Hildegarde) Habeck.

Funeral services to remember Lorraineís life were held on Monday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church, West Bend, 809 S. Sixth Ave.

Rev. George Mumm will officiate, and burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park.

Visitation was Monday at the church only from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorials may by given to St. Johnís Ev. Lutheran Church or Cedar Community Hospice.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the family.

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