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Alice Wehner

June 22, 1933 — January 16, 2015

A lice Ann Wehner, 81 of Sabetha died Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha.  Alice was born on June 22, 1933 to Frank Tangeman and Agnes (Wessel) Tangeman at Seneca, Kansas.  She attended St. Mary’s School in St. Benedict, Kansas.  She worked at Hallmark cards in Hiawatha and then transferred to Hallmark cards in Kansas City, Missouri.  While in Kansas City she met the love of her life, Edwin Wehner.  The two were married on May 30, 1956 in St. Mary’s Church in St. Benedict, Kansas.  Six children were born to this union.  Alice worked as a school bus driver while in Kansas City.  In 1973, Ed and Alice purchased as farm southwest of Sabetha.  Edwin was a full time farmer and Alice was a homemaker and drove a school bus for two years in Sabetha.  Later she worked at the Sabetha Manor as a cook.  Alice liked keeping busy with raising a family, garden, along with many flowers.  She was an active seamstress and sewed many bridesmaid dresses for her daughter’s weddings.  After retirement Ed and Alice took to the roads traveling first with RV’s and later purchased a house in south Texas where they would spend the winter months.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edwin Wehner; two brothers, Cletus Tangeman and Francis Tangeman.  She is survived by her six children, Wanda Kaberline and her husband, Rusty of Topeka, David Wehner of Sabetha, Donna Abrams and her husband, Jeff of Silver Lake, Steve Wehner and his wife, Tina of Wetmore, Janice Dalinghaus and her husband, Dan of Sabetha and Eddie Wehner and his wife, Kristy of Sabetha; three brothers and three sisters, Emmett Tangeman and his wife, Mary Jo of Falls City, Nebraska, Esther McMahon of Beattie, Cyril Tangeman of Seneca, Rita Broxterman and her husband, Charles of Frankfort, Leroy Tangeman and his wife, Sharon of Seneca and Eileen Lake and her husband, Don of Topeka and 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial is Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sabetha.  A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel in Sabetha with visitation to follow.  The interment will be made in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery in St. Benedict.  Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or to CYO of Sacred Heart Catholic Church sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia Sabetha, Kansas  66534.


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