The Free Press, Mankato, MN

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November 14, 2009

Sheila Wigern

Sheila Marie Wigern, 65, of Buffalo, MO, formerly of Wells, Minnesota, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, MO. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at South Blue Earth Lutheran Church in rural Bricelyn, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Pastors Patricia Hinkie and Ed Nieman officiating.

Arrangements are with Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Bricelyn.

Sheila Marie Wigern was born January 13, 1944, in Buffalo Center, Iowa, the daughter of Jule and Emmeline (Hove) Henning.

She is survived by her loving partner, Duane Hopp of Buffalo, MO; 2 daughters: Denise (Donnie) Southwick of Janesville, MN, Tami (Tom) Margarit of St. Paul, MN; 6 grandchildren: Brandi (Keen) Roeker, Brooke (Jared) Schwichtenberg, Shelby Southwick, Jacob Margarit, Sally Margarit, and Philip Margarit; 2 great-grandchildren: Mathew and Katelynn Schwichtenberg; 1 brother: Mike (Diane) Henning of Bricelyn, MN, 2 sisters: Julie (Bob) Bramer of Bricelyn, MN, and Lori (Rick) Olson of Albert Lea, MN; along with many nieces and nephews and their families.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Randy Henning.

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