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Signe Weniger May 13, 1919 - Sept. 2, 2008

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MADISON -- Signe G. Weniger, 89, of Madison, died Tuesday at the Madison Lutheran Home.

The service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Madison Lutheran Home Chapel.

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Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service.

She was born May 13, 1919, in Bergen, Norway, to Conrad and Johanna (Wiik) Nelson. She moved to the U.S. and settled near Dawson in 1926. She graduated from the Dawson High School in 1938.

She married Kenneth Weniger on Aug. 11, 1940, in Dawson. They farmed with his father and for Alvin Larson until 1946 when they moved to a farm southwest of Madison and farmed there until 1961. She worked at the State Line Station as an egg candler and as a nurse's aid at the Madison Lutheran Home. They moved to a farm south of Bellingham and then into Madison in 1981. She was a member of the Garfield Church, active in the church choir and was president of the ladies aid. She was a 4-H leader and a member of the "What Not Birthday Club."

She is survived by her husband of the Madison Lutheran Home; her children: Kenneth Jr. of Madison and Karen (and Dean) Rudningen of New London; and one grandson.

She was preceded in death by a son: Paul Weniger; one brother; and two sisters.

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