Walter E. 'Bob' Wegner, 95
Aug. 4, 1923 -- Feb. 20, 2019
Walter E. “Bob” Wegner, of Grafton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday,
Feb. 20, 2019, at the Village Point Commons, at the age of 95 years.
Bob was born on Aug. 4, 1923, in Grafton, the son of the late Gustav
Wegner and the late Lillian (nee Yost) Wegner. He attended Grafton High
School and graduated with the class of 1941. Shortly after graduation,
Bob enlisted in the United States Army and served his country during
Bob was united in marriage to Lorraine Barth on Nov. 30, 1946, at St.
Joseph Catholic Church. Together their marriage was blessed with five
children, Michael, Carol, Susan, Patricia and Daniel.
Bob was employed at Tecumseh working as a technical writer, and was a
dedicated employee to Tecumseh for over 30 years, until he retired in
Bob truly had a zest for life and was very active in his community. He
was a longtime member of the Rose-Harms American Legion Post 355, was
active with Camp American Legion. Bob enjoyed fishing, ice fishing,
gardening in his backyard, collecting coins and also collecting stamps.
He was a true family man and loved getting his family together any
chance he could so that he could spend time with his grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. Bob will be missed by so many people that he touched
throughout his 95 years.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 72 years, Lorraine Wegner,
children, Carol (George) Krueger, Sue (Alan) Melichar and Patti (Lloyd)
Sudbrink; daughters-in-law, Marie Wegner and Kathy Ford and brother,
Marty (Marlene) Wegner. His legacy will live on in his 19 grandchildren,
31 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. He is further
survived by many other relatives and friends. Bob was preceded in death
by his parents, two sons, Michael Wegner and Daniel Wegner;
granddaughter, Kelly; siblings, Howard, Ralph, Eileen and Fern; as well
as brother-in-law, Ralph Barth and sister-in-law, Jean Barth.
Per Bob’s request, a private family service will be held.
Bob will be laid to rest at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Grafton.
Memorials in memory of Bob can be made to the Rose Harms American Legion
Post 355, in Grafton.
www.muellerfuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the Wegner
The family would especially like to thank the Spire Caregivers at
Village Point Commons for all of their wonderful care and compassion
throughout this difficult time.