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Lois Wedel

July 17, 1919 — October 4, 2019


Wanda Lois Wedel, 100, died Friday (October 4, 2019) at Asbury Park in Newton, Ks.

She was born on July 17, 1919 in McCracken, Kansas, the daughter of the Rev. Milton Henry and Nettie Pauline Volkland Matthaei. After graduating from high school, Lois attended both the University of Kansas and Kansas State University.

While working as a bookkeeper at Duke Lumber Yard in Newton, she met Marvin R. Wedel. They were married on January 22, 1947 at the First United Methodist Church in Newton.

Lois was a longtime member of Trinity Heights United Methodist Church where she was active with United Methodist Women and many other church activities.

Survivors include her son Allen Wedel of Newton; daughters Sharon Kaiser of Newton and Susan Bartel and husband Fred of North Newton; seven grandchildren Todd Wedel and wife Adrianne, Scott Wedel and wife Crystal, Kim Algrim and husband Tyler, Rebecca Thomson and husband Gary, James Kaiser and wife Tomoko, Amanda Perez and husband Dierik, and Justin Bartel; and 19 great grandchildren.

Lois is preceded in death by her parents; husband Marvin on September 3, 2010; brother Paul Matthaei; sisters Maurine Harbaugh and Muriel Michael; daughter-in-law Pamela Wedel; and son-in-law Roger Kaiser.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday (October 14, 2019) at the Trinity Height United Methodist Church in Newton. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday (October 13, 2010) between 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M.

A memorial has been established with Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, Ks.

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