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Joan Wegner

Wegner, Joan Mangam Age 81, resident of Oak Brook, Williams Bay, WI and Jupiter Island, FL. Beloved wife of the late Charles T. Wegner III; loving mother of Charles T. IV (Tara), John F. and Kenneth E. (Julia); proud grandmother of Natalie, Caroline, Lillian, John Jacob, Wyatt, Gavin, Spencer and Veronica; dear sister of the late Frank Mangam, Jr. and Naomi (the late Ken) Weindorf; cherished friend of James Hogan; fond sister-in-law of Dolores Dwan. Joan was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University. She was involved in running the Jel Sert Company with her husband, Charles T. Wegner III and after his passing in 1988, she became Chairman of the Board of Directors. Joan's life was about her involvement with others as she served on the Boards of Northwestern University Women's Board, Chicago Heart Association, Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, Friends of Conservation, James Madison Library of Congress, Prince of Wales Foundation, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Joan loved to travel the world, and she loved animals, especially her German Shepherds. Visitation Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gibbons Elliston Funeral Home, 60 South Grant Street (At First), Hinsdale. Friends and family will meet for a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, 10:00 a.m. at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church, 1S314 Summit Avenue, Oakbrook Terrace. Interment Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Remembrance Fund at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, 155 Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126. For funeral information please call 630-323-0275 or www.gibbonsellistonfuneralhome.com
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Elliston Funeral Home
60 South Grant Street Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-0275

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on July 30, 2013
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