Neva Lee (Reich) Wegele
Published on -4/24/2012, 3:46 PM
Neva Lee (Reich) Wegele, 80, Russell, died Monday, April 23, 2012, at Russell Regional Hospital.
She was born March 15, 1932, in Natoma to Otto and Ethel (Palmer) Reich. She attended schools in the Natoma and Fairport area. She was a 1949 graduate of Paradise High School and attended beauticians school in Salina.
She married Lawrence Olson in May 1982. He preceded her in death in 1985. She later married Reinhold Wegele on Aug. 14, 1993, in Russell. She started Neva's Hair Salon in Natoma and later in Luray.
Survivors include her husband of 18 years, of the home; three stepsons, Ray Olson, Russell, Larry Olson, Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Dwight Olson, San Diego; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a stepson, Ture Olson.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Lutheran Church, Russell; burial of ashes will take place at a later date.
Friends can sign the book from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.
Memorials are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church in care of the mortuary.