GREEN RIVER — Leona H. Wengert, 96, of Mission at the Villa ALF, Green River, Wyoming, and formerly of Seminole, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.
Leona married WWII Veteran Marvin William Wengert, Sr. on September 15, 1944. Her beloved husband died December 18, 1987.
Born on July 2, 1923, in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Earl C. and Hannah (Long) Rahmer. She worked for 37 years as the secretary to the principal of the Hamburg School District and then as secretary to the superintendent for the Hamburg Area School District, as well as secretary to the Hamburg Area Board of Directors, retiring in 1985. Leona was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hamburg.
Leona loved to knit, making afghans for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as cross stitch items, and loved to play bingo to the very end of her life and seemed to always win!
Leona is survived by her children: M. William (Bill) Wengert, Jr., husband of Lyn H. Wengert, Green River; and Karen L. (Wengert), wife of Richard Braucher, Mohrsville, Pennsylvania; two grandchildren, Katie Harmon, wife of Kade Harmon and Michael Wengert, husband of Brandi Wengert and four great-grandchildren, all living in Green River.
Her long time Florida companion, Charles W. Muntz preceded her in death.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Frieden’s Cemetery, Shartlesville, Pennsylvania, with Pastor Inge M. Williams officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Mission at the Villa ALF, 1445 Uinta Dr. Green River, WY 82935.
Condolences for family can be left at www.foxfh.com.