Fred Benjamin Wegner
October 25, 1938 - December 9, 2016
Fred Benjamin Wegner, age 78, of Kingsland passed away Friday, December 9, 2016 at his home. He was born October 25, 1938 in Hereford, Texas, to Chris and Martha Medley Wegner. Fred was a member of Kingsland United Methodist Church, Kingsland Masonic Lodge, Saeler's Hunting Club, served in the United States Navy and also served on the Cleveland County Quorum Court for several years. He worked as an electrician for Boeing Aerospace all across the country in missile testing and development before returning to Kingsland.
Fred and his wife owned and operated Saeler's Grocery in Kingsland for twenty-four years before retiring. He was a family man, who was very much loved and respected. Mr. Wegner was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Chris H. and Bobby Wegner. He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Jo Granderson Wegner of Kingsland; three daughters, Christi (Greg Herron) Wegner of Rison, Leisa (Stan) Hobson of Fordyce, Wendy (Keith) James of Kingsland; one sister, Lucy Gillespie of Tulsa, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Heidi (John Ashcraft) Rowland, Cody (Brooks) Rowland, Brittany Hobson; three step-grandchildren, Chris (Jordan) Herron, Kyle Herron, Devin Herron; four great grandchildren, Mason Long, Dawson Ashcraft, Zak Whittington, Sophia Rowland; one step-great grandchild, Dani Beth Herron.