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(July 2, 1933 – December 9, 2014)

John “Dave” Wegner, 81, of Midland passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 9, 2014. John was born July 2, 1933 in Midland. The son of John and Anna (Kober) Wegner. He married Margaret Willerton on April 26, 1958. John was a U.S. Air Force Veteran.Survivors include his wife Margaret, son; John Wegner of Midland, daughters; Ann Marie Preciado of Glendale, AZ, and Dee Dee (Brian Kruger) Wegner of Creswell, NC, two grandchildren; John Matthews and Emma Matthews of Glendale, AZ, sisters; Rose Ann Rogers of Arizona, Dorothy (Don) DeBolt of Oklahoma, and Nancy (Dick) Nielsen of Midland. He is also survived by brothers and sister in laws; Jesse and Ruth Willerton of Argyle and Ervin and Mary Hollingsworth of Hemlock and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by brother in laws; H. L. Rogers and Keith Willerton, and sister in law, Deloris Willerton and special friends Jerry and Geraldine Gray.In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service in celebration of his life will be held at the Lord of New Life Church on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friends at the church from Noon until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Lord of New Life Lutheran Church, 3021 E. Hubbard Rd, Midland, MI 48642.Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Miner Funeral Home where personal messages of condolence may be offered on line at smithminer.com