(May 6, 1934 – October 3, 2015)
Eugene H. Wegner Eugene (Gene) H. Wegner passed away on October 3, 2015 at the Toni & Trish House. He was born May 6, 1934 to the late Henry and Dorothy (Kessler) Wegner in Midland. Gene graduated from Midland High School in 1953. He then joined the United States Air Force serving as a jet engine mechanic until he was discharged as a Staff SGT in 1957. He married Judith A. Walton on February 7, 1959 and they moved to Chicago where he attended Allied Institute of Technology graduating as a Master Machinist. They returned to Midland in 1962 and Gene worked at several machine shops until 1967 when he was employed by GM-Saginaw Steering Gear Plant #3 as a jig bore operator until his retirement in 1995.Gene is survived by his wife Judy and his children, Eric (Mary), Andrew and Amy, and his beloved grandchildren, Stephanie, Elizabeth Mae and Jason. He is also survived by his siblings, Ruth (Dale) Techentien, Joyce Wegner, Larry (Suzanne) Wegner and Mary Lou (Harold) Haag. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. at Smith-Miner Funeral Home. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Toni & Trish House or American Legion Berryhill Post 165. Online condolences can be offered at smithminer.com.