Mrs. Alice Ann Sharp Wegenka, 86, a resident of Atlantic, IA and former Trenton area resident, passed away as the sun was rising, Sunday, January 29, 2023 at Exira Care Center, Exira, IA.
She was cremated under the direction of Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton. A memorial service will be held later.
Mrs. Wegenka was born November 25, 1936 at Trenton, the daughter of Luster May and Alma Rosetta Brown Sharp.
She married Rex Williams after school and they farmed about 6 miles west of Trenton. At some point she cooked at Edinburgh School and the family went to Edinburgh Baptist Church. They moved to Columbia where she was a checker at a local grocery store. In a couple years she started checking at Green Hills supermarket in Trenton. She worked there several years.
Later in life she met Frank Wegenka. They married and resided in Kansas City for several years. After Frank™s passing, she moved back to Trenton. She moved to Atlantic, IA after retirement to be near her grandkids and daughter. She was a great mother and grandmother, always smiling and great to be around. We will miss you, Mom.
Her survivors include one daughter, Rocka Rasmussen and life partner, David Bock of Atlantic, IA; one son, Rick Williams and life partner, Suzanne Nevada, of Wasilla, AK; one sister, Roberta Sayer of Galt; two grandchildren, Heather Rasmussen and Ryan Rasmussen; six great-grandchildren, Madee, Lane, Cleidy, Keelin, Kiah and Karson; and one great-great-granddaughter, Oafie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank Wegenka; twin brother, Alan Sharp; brothers, Jerry, Woodsen, Junior, Bob, Jimmie, Donnie and Sterling; and sisters, Mary Lou, Verelle and Lois Jean.