- September 10, 1957 - February 23, 2013
- La Grange, North Carolina
of Chris' Passing
- Memorials may be made to La Grange United Methodist Church, 213 South Caswell Street, La Grange, NC 28551.
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“So sorry to hear of your loss. I have so many wonderful memories of times I spent visiting in your home growing up. Wish I was close enough to give...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Julie (Knight) Larson - IA
“So sorry to hear of Chris's passing. My first memories of Chris were growing up on the farm as a small child and he and his family were close...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Nile Funk - Nashua, IA - Friend
“Kathy and Family,
We are truly sorry for your loss of Chris. We both thought he was a very fine man and enjoyed seeing him whenever we got...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Ann Toler and Bill Ouzer - NC
“We are so sorry to hear of your family's loss. We will continue to pray for you.
4 of 26 | Posted by: Luke and Kattie Schulte - IA
“Kathy, Butch, Pat and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss and hope that all these wonderful postings from Chris' family & friends will lighten...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Faye (Bockenstedt) Mraz - GA
“We were very saddened to hear the news about Chris. Because of Chris and my dads (Jim Funk) deep friendship, he was always around as my brother and...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Mark and Traci Funk - Waterloo, IA
“Mike, Pat, Butch , Kathy & the enitre wegmann family,
I am so sadden to hear of Chris' passing! He was a gentle Giant with a great smile. My...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Joan Sylvester - Cedar Rapids, IA
“We would like to express our heart felt sympathy to Kathy and Chris's family...our thoughts are with you now and aways...May you always remember the...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Diane Livingston Strickland - GA
“Kathy,Butch, Pat and family.
I'll tell you a short story about Chris. Back years ago Chris would come back to Iowa for first season deer hunting....Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Scott Wegmann - Epworth, IA
“Pat & Ambrose (Butch)
We did not know Chris, but we're sure that he is a great lose to you and to his family. He was certainly called to soon. Pat...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Merle & Pat Wegmann - Montgomery, TX
“Dearest Kathy & family,
We are very sorry that Chris left us so soon. We loved seeing him in the yard & shouting across the street to tease him.
...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Roger & Janice Hamm - La Grange, NC
“Kathy, Pat, Butch, and family
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Chris. We have some awesome memories with him on your wedding cruise,...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Mike & JoAnn Koelker - IA
“Dear Kathy, Pat, Butch,
Sending my deepest sympathies for the passing of Chris. Although I haven't seen him in years, we were are part of 5...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Linda Wegmann - Mill valley, CA
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time. We will cherish the memories of Chris from Camp O' Delhi. Love to all the Wegmann...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Theresa Schindler - Dyersville, IA
“Rest in peace Chris!
15 of 26 | Posted by: Beth and Larry Morris
“No memory to share, but wishing to send my condolences to your family.
Pat and Butch, I was gone all weekend when you called; just got back Monday...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Janice Russ - Delhi, IA
“Jim and I have so many wonderful memories throughout our life with Chris. He was a huge part of our life from the college days in Ames. He was our...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Jim and Jeannie Funk - IA
I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God will comfort you during this difficult time. I will continue to pray for you and your family...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Martha H. Welch - Snow Hill, NC
“Kathy, I am so so sorry for your loss and Cris will certainly be missed around this neighborhood. He was always smiling and joking with me. I hope...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Mac and Betty Creech - Hubert, NC
“Kathy - how often we have said that we shared a brain and now how i mourn your loss. We were so very happy when you and Chris found each other. He...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Peter and Peg Grimes - Hubert, NC
“Butch,Pat and all of your family, our deepest sympathy to all of you on your loss of Chris. You are in our every thoughts and prayers, If there is...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Steve and Karen Cuvelier - IA
I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my continued thoughts and prayers. I am here if you need anything. I love you!
22 of 26 | Posted by: Dana Hedgepeth - Snow Hill, NC
“To Kathy, Pat, Butch & Family.
We've never met, but I can't begin to tell you how saddended and sorry I am to hear about Chris. Like...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Gary Wegmann - Earlville , IA
“Kathy, We will all miss Chris so much! You two have had a special time together!! You are in our prayers! Love you!
24 of 26 | Posted by: Cassie and Doug Causey - Grifton, NC
I am so sorry for your loss! Mama spoke often how happy you were and that she was so glad you had found Chris! Daddy and her had just...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Debbie Heath Hughes - Snow Hill, NC
How can we express how sad we are about Chris!! We hurt for you and all those who loved him dearly. As Mommie's next-door neighbor,...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Linda Worthington Hines - NC
Chris A. Wegmann
September 10, 1957 - February 23, 2013
La Grange-Chris Ambrose Wegmann, 55, of La Grange, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 surrounded by his wife's family. Chris was born September 10, 1957 in Manchester, Iowa to Ambrose Wegmann and Pat Bockenstedt Wegmann of Delhi, Iowa. Chris graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Animal Science. He began his career with Goldsboro Milling as a Feed Mill Supervisor and presently was working as a Logistics/OSHA Coordinator. A lover of the outdoors, Chris enjoyed time spent hunting, fishing and working around his home. He attended La Grange United Methodist Church.
A service to remember and celebrate Chris will be held Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6 p.m. from Rouse Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Teague officiating.
In addition to his parents, Chris is survived by his wife of seven years, Kathy Berlin Wegmann; two step-children, Lauren Carr of Fayetteville and Jack Carr of Wilmington; two brothers, Michael Wegmann and his partner, Craig Gatarz of California, Steve Wegmann of Iowa; two sisters, Susie Decker and husband, Kyle of Iowa and Ann Wegmann and companion, Duane Rhode of Minnesota; six nieces and nephews, Jamie, Joe, Jessica, Ashley, Ava and Sophia; his father and mother-in-law, Mel and Mary Berlin of Hubert; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Jack and Leslie Berlin, David Berlin of Florida.
The family will receive friends Tuesday following the memorial service and at other times they will be at the home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Memorials may be made to La Grange United Methodist Church, 213 South Caswell Street, La Grange, NC 28551. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.