I uploaded a video of George’s Military Honors from his funeral. Click on the thumbnail to watch it. It includes the 21-gun salute and flag presentation at the cemetery and Navy Club Ship 40’s short ceremony at the funeral home. Both events are in the same video.
Sandy spoke briefly at George’s funeral service today. Below is a transcript of her speech, followed by the sermon that Pastor Cliff gave: FUNERAL FOR GEORGE WEGMANN, JR. – ST. MARY’S LUTHERAN CHURCH July 27, 2012 – Kenosha, Wisconsin SANDY: Good Morning. I just wanted to stand up here for a couple of minutes to… Read More »
George J. Wegmann Jr., 92, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Sunday, July 22, 2012 at his residence. He was born on July 17, 1920 to the late George and Bessie (Hopf) Sr. in Kenosha. He was educated in Kenosha and graduated from Kenosha High School. On January 23, 1940 he… Read More »
George passed away this morning at his home. He was surrounded by his family, and we got a chance to see him just before he left us. He was 92 years young, and had a good life. He survived World War II, and left Pearl Harbor just before the attack. I’ll post more information on… Read More »
Today I scanned in another one of my dad’s old photo albums. This one is Album #13. I think most of its photos are from 1987-1988, but I’m not sure. There are definitely a couple black & white photos that are WAY out of that range, but those had details written on the backs. Many… Read More »