Raymond D. Wederski

Monday, February 16, 2004

BEAVER CITY --  Raymond D. Wederski, 81, died Sunday (Feb. 15, 2004) at the Beaver City Manor in Beaver City.

He was born Sept. 1, 1922, to Julius and Elsie (Cope) Wederski in Akron, Colo. He grew up in Colorado. On April 17, 1946, he married Velma Tracy in Goodland, Kan.

He served in the Army during World War II.

He spent the last 50 years in Kansas and Nebraska working for farmers. He moved to the Beaver City Manor in 2003.

He was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Beaver City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Linda in 2003; five brothers, James, Robert, Linn, Leo and Melvin; and six sisters, Mary, Gertrude, Cleo, Ruth, Wilma and Laura.

Survivors include his wife, Velma of Beaver City; one brother, Alvin Wederski of Denver, Colo.; and three sisters, Ruby and husband, Jim Tracy of McDonald, Phyllis Homedale of Longmont, Colo., and Lela Wederski of Kingman, Ariz.

Services are Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., at Beaver City Manor with the Rev. Arlene Rice officiating. Interment with military rites is at Mount Hope Cemetery in Beaver City.

Visitation is today, until 8 p.m., at Wenburg Funeral Home and prior to services at the manor.

Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City is in charge of the arrangements.