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Vera L. Wiesedeppe

Sabetha, KS

11/23/1915 - 05/08/2000

Vera L. Wiesedeppe, 84, of Sabetha, KS, formerly of Seneca, died Monday, May 8, 2000, at the Sabetha Community Hospital.

She was born November 23, 1915, near Corning, KS, the daughter of George C. and Viola Britt Moore. She was a middle child of 11 children in the family. When she was a young girl, the family moved to Seneca, where she attended Seneca public schools.

On November 2, 1934, she married Clarence Wiesedeppe in Hiawatha, KS. He survives of the home in Sabetha. They lived on the Wiesedeppe homestead north of Seneca where they farmed for two years. When the farm was sold, they moved to Kansas City, MO, until 1939 when they returned to farm northeast of Seneca. In 1943 they moved to their present farm north of Seneca.

Vera was an Avon representative from 1958 to 1966 in the Seneca and Sabetha area. Vera and Clarence celebrated their 50th and 65th wedding anniversaries. In April of 1999 they moved to the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha.

She was a member of the Frieden’s United Church of Christ and the Women’s Fellowship at the church north near Bern, KS. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and fishing with her grandsons, Robert and Jeff.

Survivors besides her husband are a daughter, Carol Hughes of Seneca; a brother, Clinton Moore of Tulsa, OK; two sisters, Margie Latimer of Wichita and Betty Jean Haggerty of Kansas City, KS; two grandsons and a great-grandson.

A funeral services was held Thursday, May 11, at the Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca. Burial was in the Seneca City Cemetery.

Memorials may be given for the Frieden’s United Church of Christ or the Osteoporosis Foundation, and sent in care of the family.

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