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Wayne Wegner

January 15, 1948 — March 14, 2023

Wayne Wegner, 75 of Neillsville, died Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at home.

Wayne was born January 15, 1948 in Eau Claire, the son of Clarence and Alice Wegner. He was united in marriage to Kathy Wegner on September 10, 1966. Wayne and Kathy were married 56 years.

Wayne farmed for most of his years on the family farm. He was the town chairman for the Town of Sief for almost 22 years. He also was a seed dealer.

Wayne enjoyed going up north and fishing with his family and spending time with his grandkids.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Wegner of Neillsville; a son Bryan (Kathy) Wegner of Neillsville and a daughter, Carrie Ann (Chris) Manos of Green Bay; and five grandchildren Brianna (Wilson) White, Allison (Aspen) Wegner, Brady Wegner, Chase and Carter Manos; two step grandchildren, Aleisha Mueller and Kasey (Chris) Rueth.

Wayne is preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Alice Wegner, a son Bradley, his father-in-law and mother-in-law Everett and Angie Dux, and his aunt, Doris Struble.

A celebration of life will be held 1p.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 18th at Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville.

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Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Wayne's family with Funeral arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Life Celebration Service

Saturday, March 18, 2023

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Gesche Funeral Home & Cremation Service

4 South Grand Avenue, Neillsville, WI 54456

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