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Ernest A. Wedemeier

Oct 12, 1914 - Dec 8, 2007
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A long-time resident of Homestead Living in Riverton, Ernest A. Wedemeier, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 93 years old. At his request, no services will be held. A family interment will be held at a later date. He was born on Oct. 12, 1914, in Grand Rapids, Mich. And was graduated from Howe Military Academy in June of 1932. After several years working for the Civilian Conservations Corps, he married Mary Doleen Strand. They lived in New York, Connecticut, and Nebraska before making their home in Kansas City, Mo., where he was a district manager for Gerber Products Company. His family said Mr. Wedemeier loved the out of doors -- hunting fishing, canoeing, and playing golf as long as he was able. For over 30 years, he spent his summers enjoying a cabin he built on 50 acres along the Green River in LaBarge. Mr. Wedemeier is survived by two daughters, Pat Wilson and her husband Bill of Riverton, and Susan Warnock and her husband Stan of Chadron; one granddaughter, Nicole Johnson and her husband Eric of Casper; two great granddaughters, Clair and Audrey Johnson. Arrangements are by the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.