Friday, May 25, 2012

Lorna Wiegers--Leoti

Lorna's son, Mike, sent this to me this morning.  Thank you, Mike!!!

Lorna Lou Wiegers, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Lorna was born January 19, 1936 at Walsh, Colorado, the daughter of Oren B. & Margaret E. Waldren Ames. A resident of Wichita County, Kansas since 1956 moving from Crowley, Colorado, she was a farm and ranch wife and a homemaker. Lorna was a collector. She loved antiques, taking pictures of family, sewing & embroidery, making all of her own and her daughters clothing. Many in the community have Barbie doll clothing made by Lorna. She was a horsewoman, winning many local, state and national awards. She loved the out of doors, going for drives to look at western Kansas scenery, checking cattle and hunting both by herself and with her family. She was known for sending cards to friends and family on all special occasions.

She was member of the First Baptist Church, Red Hat Society, Wichita County Historical Society, Leoti Rough Riders, Leoti Rodeo Association, Leoti Bowling League and 4-H.

On September 5, 1954 she married Dean E. Wiegers at Crowley, Colorado.

Lorna’s surviving family includes-
Her husband-
Dean E. Wiegers- Leoti, Kansas
Three children -
Deana Reh Leverett & husband Gearold- Leoti, Kansas
Mike Wiegers and wife Kathy- Elkhart, Kansas
Russ Wiegers & wife Cathy- Leoti, Kansas
One sister-
Sandra Quartemont- Cudahy, Wisconsin
One brother
Norman Ames and his wife Yvonne- Leoti, Kansas
Five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Her parents preceded her in death.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Leoti, Kansas with the Reverends Gary Salmans and Kyle Evans officiating.

Inurnment will be in Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas.

There will be no calling times.

Memorials may be given to the Washington – Ames House Project or The First Baptist Church, both in Leoti, Kansas in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.

Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at .


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